Category Archives: Pasta

End of the Garden Pasta

My garden is finally finished. I wanted to use the few tomatoes we had left, and my neighbor gave me some beautiful peppers. We love Italian sausage sandwiches, but that just didn’t sound that good – but I also love … Continue reading

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March is National Noodle Month!

It’s National Noodle Month – A whole month dedicated to my favorite food. Pasta! Did you know the consumption of noodles increases by 20% in the colder months? Yep, it does. And by Federal Law all noodles must contain 5.5% … Continue reading

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Light Pasta Alfredo with Spinach and Chicken

I love alfredo and I love a simple meal when I get home from a long day at work. This one fits both bills – and it’s not too fattening! I’m on weight watchers so I watch those points. One … Continue reading

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Mac & Cheese with Spicy Pork Meatballs and Blue Cheese Sauce (Pasta of the Month)

It’s National Meatball Day!!  To honor the humble meatball, I’ve used it as part of the Pasta of the Month!  And you get… Although associated with Italian cuisine, the true history of the meatball is unknown, but, kofta seems to … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Chicken, Spinach & Parmesan

It’s National Spaghetti day!  Most people immediately think of the long noodles with a tomato and meat sauce, but the word refers simply to the pasta! Spaghetti is from the Italian word that means “thin string” or “twine”.  A perfect … Continue reading

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