Category Archives: Pasta

Dec 2013
Classic Four Cheese Lasagna

You’ve heard of engagement chicken, right? Theory behind it is, make this chicken recipe, and you’ll get any guy to fall in love with you and soon have a ring on your finger. Chicken is great, but for my husband? … Continue reading

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Sep 2013
Tri Color Pasta Salad

If you had to pick one essential BBQ side dish, it would have to be pasta salad. Perfect to throw together at a moment’s notice, and even better that you can make it the night before – great when you’re … Continue reading

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Jan 2013
Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

What is about stuffing one thing into another that makes people go crazy? Stuffed breads, stuffed crust pizza, stuffed cookies, and now, mozzarella stuffed meatballs. They look like a typical meatball, but in the center you’ll find a gooey, warm … Continue reading

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Jun 2012
Four Cheese Ravioli

Pasta and cheese are pretty synonymous together, whether the cheese is sprinkled on top or stuffed inside of the pasta. So, why not kick it up a notch and use four different cheeses? The filling inside these ravioli is rich, creamy … Continue reading

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Jun 2012
How To: Make Homemade Pasta

I’ve mentioned before that growing up, Sunday afternoons always meant spaghetti at Grandma and Grandpa’s with my Grandma’s famous sauce. Now, if you’re going to spend all day simmering spaghetti sauce, there is no way you go just throw it … Continue reading

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Jun 2012
Pesto Chicken Stuffed Shells

It’s no secret that I love any type of pasta, and when you stuff pasta with lots of tasty components, it’s an automatic home-run in my book. While I’m normally one just to default to my favorite mariana sauce, every once … Continue reading

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Apr 2012
Spicy Thai Noodles

My poor, poor husband. He has always been a huge lover of Chinese and Thai cuisine, yet his lovely wife would much rather have Italian. Even though I’m the one to plan our menu every week and cook almost every meal, … Continue reading

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Nov 2011
Baked Ziti

In my opinion, there is no better comfort food than some sort of baked pasta, whether it be lasagna, manicotti, or baked ziti. Baked ziti is the easiest of these to make, as it simply requires throwing ingredients together and … Continue reading

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Oct 2011
Petite Lasagnas

A few months ago I purchased wonton wrappers to make these wonton chicken tacos. Since the smallest pack I could find contained 100 wrappers, I had a ton of leftoever wrappers to use. I threw them in my freezer back in August, and … Continue reading

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Aug 2011
Parmesan Orzo

I have a confession to tell all of you. In my 24 years of life, I have never tried orzo until now. I’m not exactly sure why, but it seemed like my Italian family mostly stuck to ziti or spaghetti … Continue reading

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