Tag Archives: tomatoes

Penne with Chicken and Tomatoes

We love this recipe. It’s so simple and bursting with flavor! You can do it with leftovers, or just cook some penne up specifically for this recipe. Either way, it’s a winner!

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Taco Pasta – a quick and delicious weeknight dinner

I was craving tacos the other night, but we didn’t have tortillas and I was too tired to go out again. So I went scavenging in the refrigerator and pantry. Hmmm….mac and cheese…taco… how about some fusion! Enter Taco Pasta! … Continue reading

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Bacon, Tomato and Artichoke Frittatta

I’m always looking for a healthy but hearty breakfast. I decided a simple frittatta with vegetables would do the trick. A frittatta is an Italian version of the omelet. And it’s so much easier! You mix the eggs and the … Continue reading

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Illinois Chicago Dog

Illinois is the next state up in our state food series – and we have The Chicago Dog! And there were certainly some good choices, Chicago deep dish pizza being the one mentioned most. But my husband was born and … Continue reading

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National Tortellini Day

I love pasta and I love stuffed pasta. Tortellini is a little roll of stuffed goodness. Some folks believe it was invented in Bologna, Italy, but no one seems to know who or why a day was created to celebrate … Continue reading

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