Category Archives: Pasta

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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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The Top Ten Recipes of 2016

We had a lot of visitors this last year and we thank each and every one of you that came and supported our site!  Here are recipes for the top ten most visited posts of 2016 – If you’re looking for … Continue reading

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Pasta of the Month – Chili Mac

When I was a kid, my dad made us chili mac.  I always thought this was dad’s own invention and we loved it growing up! (But as I learned, it was not his own creation).  As I prepared to write … Continue reading

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Pasta of the Month – Yakisoba

I love pasta – any kind of pasta!  So I’m starting a new monthly feature – Pasta of the Month.  It will run in the middle of the month, every month, and include, not only a new recipe, but pasta … Continue reading

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Italian Grandma’s Spaghetti and Meatballs

Although this is not a recipe for a “lazy” gastronome, like me, it’s one of my family’s favorites.  Many years ago, a friend taught me to make her grandma’s recipe, and grandma was born and raised in Italy!  It doesn’t … Continue reading

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