Tag: Rigatoni


Lentil Ragu with Rigatoni

It’s been a while since I’ve made this ragu and having stumbled upon a bag of Umbrian lentils in the pantry, I figured it was time to re-visit the recipe.  My FB friend, Roz saw the photo I put up and said that it looked so darned good that she wanted me to put up […]

Fall Mains, Spring Mains, Winter Mains

What’s Up In My Kitchen

  The pots have been bubbling away with all sorts of comfort foods lately!  Stew is such a good thing to have while watching the Winter Olympics!  But you don’t have to wait for them to roll around again to make some of these recipes!  Enjoy… Something scrumptious to snack on: Phyllis’ Proscuitto & Fennel Bruschetta This is one […]


Braised Chicken In Saffron Cream And Pasta

If you like saffron, this one is for you!  The flavour and fragrance of the saffron and wine is wonderful! When I make this dish I often serve it in the Italian manner, using some of the sauce to dress the paccheri/pacchero pasta as a primi?1st course, then serve the chicken drizzled with more sauce […]


Rigatoni With Italian Sausage & Mushrooms

One of my favourite guys when I ran an executive dining room, loved pasta.   He’d ask why I never cooked it for him. So, one day I surprised him with this pasta, he was very pleased! Of course, I had to use a pasta shape that was easy to eat or they would splash sauce […]