Category Archives: pasta

Wednesday Yums

Just a little post to share some stuff I’ve been finding awesome lately! Nasturtiums These edible flowers are adorable – bright, springy, and yes, tasty too! Andrew’s cousin Elise gave me nasturtium plants when we went to visit over the … Continue reading

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Throw Together Pasta: Version 4

Carbs are easily my favorite food group, and pasta is most definitely my favorite carb. Since I don’t care for tomato sauce on my pasta, I have to get creative making something that Andrew will like while still satisfying our … Continue reading

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Not Your Mama’s Tuna Noodle Casserole

I should preface this post by saying that as a child, I would never have eaten tuna noodle casserole. As an adult, I would most likely not bother to waste my calories on a tuna noodle casserole made from condensed … Continue reading

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Cold Curry-Peanut Noodles

It’s Labor Day weekend here in the States, and for a lot of us, that means backyard barbeques, picnics, and camping. I thought I’d share a yummy side dish I made this summer. From the June 2010 issue of Food … Continue reading

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Macaroni & Cheese, Take Two

A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned that I was putting together some freezer meals, including Meatballs Stroganoff.  One of the other meals I made was Macaroni & Cheese.  At the last minute, I opted to try a new Mac … Continue reading

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Meatballs Stroganoff & Notes on Freezer Meals

It’s been a very busy week, as I’ve been trying to put together some freezer meals to bring to family.  What’s been saving my sanity is that I’ve been making a double recipe of each meal – we eat one … Continue reading

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Throw Together Pasta: Version 3

We do love our pasta around here, and I’m all about putting together meals with food we’ve already got on hand, even when we have house guests.  My mom and aunt were visiting again, and last time, I made butternut … Continue reading

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Prosciutto & Spinach Panini with Pesto & Yogurt Cheese

I love panini!  Somehow, eating meat on bread becomes less of an issue for me when it’s pressed, hot, and cheesy.  Also little grammar lesson for you?  Do not try to pluralize it as “paninis”.  It is already plural, kind … Continue reading

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Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata is an Italian restaurant staple.  A buttery, lemony sauce with capers, a thin piece of chicken, served with pasta…what could be bad about that?  The problem for me is, most restaurants use way too much lemon in their … Continue reading

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Tortellini Soup with Sausage & Escarole

This soup has so many delicious Italian ingredients – cheese tortellini, spicy sausage, escarole – that you know it’s going to be fantastic!  What I like best about this is that it comes together in half an hour and it … Continue reading

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