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National Tortellini Day! Have some Tortellini Soup for Pasta of the Month~

It’s National Tortellini Day – a day to celebrate these little, stuffed pastas!  Not to be confused with tortelloni (a big stuffed pasta),  these are round and bite sized morsels of deliciousness.  The region of Bologna claims to have been … Continue reading

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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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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 – Penne with Carbonara Style Vodka Sauce

I love pasta – any kind of pasta! Who doesn’t like pasta?  It’s eaten all over the world in some form or another.  Noodles are pasta, but not all pasta is a noodle!   Merriam-Webster (you know, those word experts?) tell … Continue reading

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