Category Archives: Pasta

Chipotle Kale Pasta

What do you make when hunger hits you over the head and you are too lazy to go any further than your pantry? For me pasta is almost always the answer. For this quick pantry dish I fished out some … Continue reading

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Kale and Slow Roasted Tomato Fusili

Someone on the Food Network has a show that is all about “five ingredients or less.” While I”m a fan of short and easy recipes, there are plenty of dishes that are well worth the intimidation factor when it comes … Continue reading

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Presto Pasta Night #235

Welcome to Presto Pasta Night No. 235. It’s the middle of October, do you know where your year went? I certainly don’t! Thank the pasta gods that these delicious meals will always ground me! Happy reading and eating! First is … Continue reading

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Spicy Lamb Broth with Ravioli and Gremolata – Presto Pasta Night #235!

This is a very humble dish that I found in The Southern Italian Table, a wonderful cookbook about the “cucina povera” – poor people’s cooking of Southern Italy. Arthur Schwartz is an American Expat living with his partner in Sicily, … Continue reading

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Presto Pasta Night #217

Welcome to Presto Pasta Nights #217. Believe it or not, I hosted Presto Pasta Nights almost exactly a year ago, to the day. Looking back at that round-up, I saw both familiar faces and new ones. Just like last year’s, … Continue reading

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Shrimp with Corn, Lime and Jalapeno over Orzo

Props to my sister for creating this Mexican inspired dish – succulent shrimp, pan-fried corn and zippy jalapeno with a squeeze of lime over it all and you have the perfect summer dish that cooks up in less than the … Continue reading

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Cacio e Pepe AKA Pasta with Pecorino and Cracked Pepper

The seed packet for arugula states that you should be able to harvest in 40-45 days. My first pickings were at 35 days! If you are a fan of arugula, toss some seeds in a pot (or the ground if … Continue reading

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