Pasta

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Spaghetti Carbonara with Jalapeño Bacon

26 comments March 18, 2014

This recipe was developed by me for Farmer John and is part of a paid SocialMoms program. All opinions are 100% my own. There’s a reason that some food trends […]

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Pizza Macaroni and Cheese

22 comments February 24, 2014

Last week, I asked my Facebook readers, “What ingredient do you love so much, that if you see it used in a recipe, you’ll want to make it?” It was […]

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Creamy Pasta with Bacon and Peas

24 comments February 20, 2014

Hi Friends! I’m bumping this recipe up from the 2009 archives. Like so many great dishes from years past, it’s gotten buried. But this one is so deserving of further […]

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Mini Tortellini Kabobs

9 comments January 28, 2014

Whether you’re into football or not, you can’t deny that the Superbowl is fun, if for no other reason than an excuse to have friends over. And of course, eat […]

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Penne with Sausage and Mushroom Ragu

9 comments January 12, 2014

This was one of those “time to clean out the fridge and pantry” type dishes. Not to down play it, because it was super yummy. But you know what I’m […]

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Easy Sausage and Tortellini Soup with Spinach

25 comments January 2, 2014

Happy New Year, friends, and welcome to 2014! Ready to start a whole new delicious ride with me? I hope so! There’s really only a small respite after the New […]

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Pasta e Ceci

21 comments October 24, 2013

Wanna hear a funny story? Well, not funny like wet-yourself-comedy-show-funny, but funny like amusing. Mmm k. I’ve been making this dish for years. Many years. I originally got the recipe […]

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Creamy Goat Cheese Pasta with Lemon and Spinach

25 comments April 17, 2013

We started our garden last weekend. This year we’ve got the usual suspects; tomatoes, peppers, snap peas, and every herb imaginable. But we also planted a lemon tree, nectarine tree, […]

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Baked Kugel Mac and Ricotta Cheese

7 comments January 26, 2013

We consume so much milk, cheese, butter, and yogurt in this house, I cannot imagine being allergic to dairy. I think I would go into a deep depression. And say […]

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Sausage Lasagna Rolls

19 comments October 9, 2012

Are there words that no matter how many times you write them, you still need to think about how they’re spelled? I have several, but the ones that come immediately […]

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Toasted Orzo and Chickpea Salad

22 comments September 4, 2012

The world can always use more girl power, so I’m excited that my friend Jenna from Jenna’s Everything Blog will be helping out with that. She and her husband are […]

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Pasta with Avocado Cream Sauce

21 comments August 7, 2012

Guacamole=love. Cubed up in a salad or lettuce wrap=love. Sliced on a bagel ,BLT, or Panini=love. Whole with just a sprinkle of salt=love, love, luuuu-huv. Oh, my lovely green, buttery avocado…why do […]

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Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes, Jalapeños, and Parmesan

3 comments July 5, 2012

I love it when my garden really comes into its own – the plants are sturdy enough where the wind or rain won’t destroy them, the herbs are plentiful and […]

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Cheeseburger Macaroni

26 comments May 24, 2012

Most Saturday nights, after the kids are in bed, Paul will turn on baseball, if there’s a game, or we’ll attempt to make a dent in our TiVo lineup – […]

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Pasta with a Beet, Thyme, and Cream Sauce

11 comments May 15, 2012

WAIT!! DON’T LEEEAAVvvvv…. sigh. Okay. Fine. Beet-haters. Who needs ya, anyway! This post is for the 5% who either like beets, are on the fence, or just plain curious. Thanks […]

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Threaded Spaghetti Hot Dog Bites

56 comments October 27, 2011

The saying “behind every great man, there’s an even better woman” – um, totally true (wink.) But, truth be told, behind all my awesomeness (snort), I’ve got a pretty great […]

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Turkey and Vegetable Chow Fun

18 comments September 27, 2011

Boy oh boy. Mushrooms and eggplant get shunned. A lot. I mention them on the blog and BOOM! everyone comes out of the woodwork with conviction. Mention them on Facebook, […]

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Pasta with Pea and Parsley Pesto

16 comments September 20, 2011

I know the temperatures have shifted across most parts of the country. But here, it’s still in the 90′s. I don’t care that it’s September and everyone’s starting to talk […]

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Wild Mushroom Ravioli with Asparagus and Cream – and a Pasta Prima Giveaway

36 comments August 11, 2011

Is it Tuesday already? Nah, it’s Thursday. Don’t worry, you’re not going crazy. Now you know something’s cookin’ when I post more than once a week in the summer time. […]