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Dad’s Spaghetti Sauce

Dad’s Spaghetti Sauce

Dad’s Spaghetti Sauce is a single dad of two’s creation. That is, until I came in the picture. He  still creates this masterpiece for us to enjoy as a family about 9 years after my inclusion within his life with two little boys. The smell […]

Sun-Dried Tomato Minestrone Soup

Sun-Dried Tomato Minestrone Soup

Blizzard 2018, A.K.A. Winter Storm Grayson, is rapidly making his presence known. We are hunkered down and currently, as always, I’m the only one awake planning how and what to eat today. There’s no where to go and as long as the electric stays on […]

Pasta Pomodoro

Pasta Pomodoro

Is there ever an end to the types of sauce to smother your pasta? Just when I thought I had enough of a variety,  I came across Pasta Pomodoro . The simplicity of this sauce’s ingredients creates a velvety smooth coating on your pasta making you yearn for seconds and maybe thirds. […]

Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese Sauce

  Bolognese Sauce is just another fabulous pasta variation. I probably could eat pasta several days a week. It’s so versatile to accommodate any occasion whether it be celebratory, romantic, or just a family night meal. One night I was skimming through my Instagram and […]

Pasta with Clam Sauce

Pasta with Clam Sauce

Pasta with Clam Sauce is an enticing alternative to a tomato-based sauce dish ! It’s light, yet flavorful. The butter and wine sauce combined with garlic, herbs and clams creates a sauce which lightly coats your pasta. Minimal time is required to create what could become a  family favorite in […]

Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo

  Fettuccini Alfredo is a commonly requested comfort food in this residence. Add some grilled chicken or shrimp, and you have a meal. Add a salad on the side to balance out the meal. Fresh pasta is not to be dismissed as essential to make […]

A Salute to Amatrice, Italy

A Salute to Amatrice, Italy

  Pasta All’Amatriciana is a specialty dish of Amatrice, Italy, home of last week’s catastrophic earthquake. On the radio this past weekend, I heard that restaurants near the area were creating this dish and sending proceeds to the affected town. My heart truly breaks for the loss […]

Florentine Italian Sausage Pasta

Florentine Italian Sausage Pasta

Florentine Italian Sausage Pasta is a quick and spicy favorite in our house, especially when time is a factor. With school around the corner, this will be back on our menu of choices for sure! If you are lucky enough to have any of it […]