Category Archives: Pasta

Fettuccine with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce and Walnuts

Today is National Pasta day (not to be confused with World pasta day which happens on October 25) and what better way to celebrate than with a creamy fettuccine! The Italian word for dough, pasta is that flour and water … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Asparagus and Bacon – March is Noodle Month!

Oodles of noodles! March is National noodle month and I’d love to see your noodle (Pasta) recipes! Add them to the link up below! But until then, here is one of mine. Super simple and fresh for Spring! A little … 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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Summer Fresh Pasta Salad

Summer just calls out for pasta salad.  My mom made the version with the little ditalini pasta and lots of mayonnaise, eggs, and cheddar cheese!  And I love pasta salads – of any kind, but I was looking for something … Continue reading

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Southwestern Pasta Salad with Chipotle Dressing

Summer just seems to ask for Southwestern foods.  That slightly spicy flavor that blends with all those fresh vegetables.  I know it’s not summer yet, but we’ve had some hot days here in Oregon that have made me get excited … Continue reading

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Longevity Noodles – The Year of the Rooster (Pasta of the Month)

Today is the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year – Celebrating the year of the Fire Rooster!  This annual celebration is marked with a variety of foods that have symbolic meanings.  Eating longevity noodles during the feast will … 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 – Christmas Pasta

Super simple pasta side dish that reflects the colors of Christmas – Red, Green and White… Super simple and ready fast!  Want to try it?  

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Pasta of the Month – Spaghetti with Classic Pesto Sauce

I’ve seen a lot of recipes these days for pesto made with spinach or kale.  But what is pesto and where did it come from? The classic version of pesto, AKA Pesto Genovese, originated in Genoa, Italy and

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Scarborough Fair Pork with Pepper Orzo

Remember that old song, Scarborough fair?  “Are you going to Scarborough Fair?  Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme”….  Well that was the inspiration for this marinated pork loin roast – and it was worth the trip!

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