• Friday , 17 November 2017

pasta

Talluto’s Tortellini the Authentic Way

Talluto’s Tortellini the Authentic Way

I noticed something while shopping for pasta: some are significantly more expensive than the others! I attributed this to the quality of the product, but it turns out to be so much more than that. I decided to sit down ...

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Gravy in the Slow Cooker- WHAT?!

Gravy in the Slow Cooker- WHAT?!

Gravy?  In a slow cooker?!  What is the blaspheme you speak of?!  Well let me tell you.  This, my dear ones, was a game changer for me!  I live a busy life, as a lot of people do.  You know the ...

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Lasagna with My Boy

Lasagna with My Boy

I love having my son in the kitchen with me.  It gives us great one-on-one time, and he genuinely enjoys helping me.  Lasagna was on the menu and he was the best helper!  Nothing fancy for this meal, just noodles, ...

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Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli

My mom has been making pasta e fagioli (“pasta and beans”) since way before I was even born.  If you ask anyone in my family what they want her to make, it’s always that or her roast pork.  Both are knee-bucklers ...

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Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore is comfort food at its finest.  For this dish I salt and peppered chicken thighs and breasts and seared in a hot stock pot.  Removed from the pan, and added 2 sliced whole onions, 3 green peppers, red ...

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Vesper Brothers Sauce

Vesper Brothers Sauce

Few things make me happier than a bowl of pasta.  I really, reeeeally love pasta.  All shapes and sizes, different sauces, cuts, textures, etc etc.  When Bill Vesper of Vesper Brothers’ Foods reached out for me to try his pizza ...

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Shrimp and Scallops over Ronzoni Pasta

Shrimp and Scallops over Ronzoni Pasta

I am in the midst of a 30-day cleanse and am feeling absolutely fantastic.  Since my options are a bit limited, I have become rather create about adding flavor, texture, and taking away a lot of the fat/carbs/sugar.  I decided ...

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Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata is one of my favorite things to eat and every time I make it, I ask myself why I don’t do so more often.  It’s relatively easy to  make, and the salty burst of those capers make my ...

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