Pasta

Happy Meal – White Bean, Chicken, And Pasta

The traditional Italian dish “pasta e fagioli” translates to “pasta and beans.” And that’s just what I’m cooking! Cannellini or white beans are the common beans …

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Mediterranean Pasta Salad – Zucchini NOT Included

Summer is winding down, and I don’t think I’ve ever been looking forward to a cool rainy afternoon as much as this year. It was one …

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Sicilian Caponata Marries Pasta

One of my favorite things to do is to take cooking classes. Shocker I know. What I love about taking a class is learning new cooking …

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Love Hungarian Style… Converted To Italian Style Goulash

Do you have a favorite “go-to” meal that you just have to have when you are not feeling well? Soups have such a calming and nurturing …

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Somewhere Over The Rainbow – You’ll Find Artisan Pasta

When you think of a rainbow, I’m sure you don’t automatically think of rainbow-colored artisan pasta… or do you? If nothing else, this blog might encourage …

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Oh The Pastabilities – Tortellini With Butternut Squash & Sausage

  Visiting Bologna, Italy several times has left me with many beautiful memories of the meats, cheeses, pastas, wines, the city of Bologna, and the countryside …

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Cooking The Books – Fettuccine With Sage Butter, Bacon, And Artichokes

Cooking The Books is a clever title for a book club that focuses on cookbooks. Our local library hosts this bookclub every month and it’s not …

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Pasta For Breakfast? Sure!

Italians like to make sure nothing goes to waste in the fridge.  When it comes to cooking, we use ingredients in different and non-traditional ways at …

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Stuff it! Ever Tried Stuffed Shells? Divine!

It was time to make fresh ricotta and I hadn’t really planned how I was going to use it. My husband told me to “stuff it”, and I …

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Stuffed Pasta

I had some fresh ricotta leftover after making the Zeppole the other day, and it was National Pasta Day on the 17th of October (thought I’d mention …

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