Tag: Pasta

Ragu Bolognese

I previously posted a recipe for the “official” sauce from Bologna. This version has the same basics but with the addition of beef stock and red wine. Some recipes use beef, pork and veal but I think the pancetta covers the

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What’s Cooking This Past Week

  Wow…I’ve had a busy week!  Time for a break to let you in on all the stuff that I’ve been cooking and we’ve been eating!  It’s “the season of the braise” and who doesn’t love that and a good

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What’s Been Cooking Lately…

  Well, the push is on!  Phyllis, the elf, has been baking up a storm, menu planning for Christmas and New Years, making lists, inviting guests, accepting invitations, putting up  the decorations and last and perhaps not the most fun, cleaning

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Pasta With Spicy Beef Tomato Sauce

A pasta dish with the Greek flavours of cinnamon, cloves and cayenne. These spices remind me of the first spaghetti dish I absolutely fell in love that got me started down the path to pasta addiction! The pasta is simple

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This Weeks’ Menu Ideas

  It’s the time of the year when we seem to be running off in all directions!  All those invitations come rolling in, housecleaning to be done, decorating to be done…whew!  I won’t even mention the shopping!  It’s my turn

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Braised Chicken In Saffron Cream And Pasta

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. If you like saffron, this one is for you! It’s saffrony and winey and yummy! When I make this chicken, I like to serve it in the Italian manner, I use

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What’s Cooking These First Days of Fall

We’ve said goodbye, sadly, to summer once again but I don’t necessarily want to barge ahead and make stew!  We are still working on the last of those fabulous Sungold tomatoes and Romanesco zucchini from our garden! When you grow zucchini, you really need

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Orzo With Feta And Cherry Tomatoes

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. A warm pasta salad that would go well with lamb, chicken or fish; it’s light, easy to make and fits the bill on a warm evening. Or you could simply

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Tagliatelle With Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. August, local tomatoes, homemade pasta (if possible), fresh basil, definitely a summer pasta, yum! If making your own pasta, make the dough with 4 eggs. If you wish, you can

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Fall Pasta

Tomato Sage Pasta Sauce

I make this lovely, light, late summer, early fall sauce every year with my own sage & plum tomatoes. The sage really works with the sweetness of the tomatoes. I really like to make homemade spaghetti or tagliatelle for this

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