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Roasted Tomatoes and Garlic Pasta

My neighbor gave me a box full of tomatoes. There are only two of us, so I needed to do something with them – now. I made some tomato sauce (come back on Friday for the recipe) and this delicious … Continue reading

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Three Meals for Two from One Chicken – Chicken, Penne and Sun-dried Tomato Casserole

Yesterday we grilled the chicken. Today we’ll use half of the breast to make this delicious casserole. It has pasta, sun-dried tomatoes, basil and pine nuts – baked with mozzarella and a deliciously simple parmesan sauce. You ready?

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Sausage Stuffed Shells

We love pasta. Here’s one that’s stuffed and fills your mouth with a burst of flavor and provides the warmth of comfort food.

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Garlicky Stuffed Mushrooms

I love mushrooms. I made these mushrooms as an appetizer for my husband and myself. It was our anniversary and we stayed home and ate appetizers and drank champagne. We each made a few appetizers and this one was my … Continue reading

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Caprese Skewers with Lavender Balsamic Reduction

Caprese salad is a simple salad made of sliced, fresh mozzarella, sliced tomatoes, basil, salt and olive oil.  It is supposed to resemble the Italian flag!  Well here is a great picnic version of a classic salad!

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