Tag Archives: pasta

Spaghetti with creamy avocado sauce

If you like guacamole or avocado toast, this dish is for you! Pasta is definitely a go-to meal in our house but after a winter’s worth of rich, heavy sauces, I wanted to lighten things up a little for spring … Continue reading

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Hearty Pasta with Tomatoes and Chickpeas

A satisfying dish sure to be enjoyed by vegans and omnivores alike This is a hearty, delicious dish that is amazing fresh out of the pan yet seems to taste even better the day after it’s prepared. In the Puglia … Continue reading

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Pasta with roasted tomatoes, peaches and burrata

This is the dish that just might make you consider becoming a vegetarian. Seriously. I love the way my family looks at me when I tell them we’re having a vegetarian meal. Their facial expressions suggest that they might a) … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Macaroni and Cheese

I consider myself to have been a pretty fortunate kid as I grew up eating almost exclusively delicious, homemade food cooked from scratch. I didn’t really discover Kraft Dinner – that ‘love it or hate it’ packaged pasta and sauce … Continue reading

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Fettuccine with spicy pork or wild boar sauce

I first tasted a version of this dish during a magical trip to attend a cooking school in Tuscany (thanks, Mom!) 16 years ago. That trip marked the beginning of the enduring food-intensive phase of my life and opened my … Continue reading

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Pasta with Tuna, Lemon, Capers and Olives

This easy, family-friendly recipe is a modern take on the tuna casseroles of old which frequently featured soggy pasta and bland sauce. The only thing that made those meals palatable for me was the sprinkling of crushed potato chips on … Continue reading

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Pasta with Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese

This light and lovely recipe was inspired by Canadian celebrity chef Michael Smith whom I recall watching make something similar on TV years ago. Quick and easy to prepare, it only takes a moderate amount of smoked salmon to make … Continue reading

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