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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. […]

Lemon Shrimp Pasta

Lemon Shrimp Pasta

When devising a dinner, we check out what’s available in the freezer, fridge and pantry and go from there. I had a pound of jumbo shrimp left over from some Coconut Shrimp we made recently and pasta aplenty in the pantry. Lemons go well with shrimp, […]

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 […]

Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy Macaroni and Cheese is the perfect comfort food any time of the year. My son Drew was home from Denver for the first time in about 2 years so I shifted into cooking overload mode. We had Fettuccini Alfredo with grilled chicken,  Tenderloins from the […]