Baked Pumpkin Ziti

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2012

I really like fall. I like all the holidays, the fact that I can finally break out my college sweatshirt, the turning leaves and all the tasty…

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Basil Pesto

Posted on Jan 6th, 2012

Pesto is one of life's great joys.  It's delicious on pretty much anything: pasta, sandwiches, veggies... It's also super easy and fresh beats those…

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Chicken and Asparagus with Lemon Pan Sauce – two ways

Posted on Apr 19th, 2013

Well, the very veggie challenge of 2013 is finished, but I'm still working on ways to incorporate more veg into my diet. I don't think I did a post…

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Fettuccine all’Alfredo, or Pasta with Cream and Butter Sauce

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2011

Mmmmmm. Pasta. I love pasta...and cheese...and cream, which kind of makes this a perfect dish for me. Fettuccine all'Alfredo or, as more…

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Garlic Scape Pesto with Green Onion and Pistachios

Posted on Jun 4th, 2013

The first CSA box of spring is always an exciting moment. What wonders will it contain? Will there be something I've never seen before? Will it be…

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Heirloom Tomato Sauce

Posted on Jul 7th, 2011

There's an italian restaurant in Atlanta called Sotto Sotto and it's just brilliant. One of my favorite dishes there is fettuccine with heirloom…

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How to Make Homemade Pasta

Posted on Oct 16th, 2013

We tend to hear that baking is a science and cooking is an art. Well, I may have a few issues with such a broad generalization, but if I had to…

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Lemon Caper Berry Pasta with Artichoke and Chicken Thighs

Posted on Mar 28th, 2014

  It all started with the desire to write a letter. Unable to find nice stationary at my house without the words "Thank You" emblazoned across…

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Orzo and Sausage Stuffed Peppers

Posted on Mar 12th, 2013

I was sitting at work yesterday, thinking about what I had in my fridge and what I wanted to make for this week's vegetable. It occurred to me that I…

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Pantry Adventures, or Pasta with spinach, cream and poached egg

Posted on Jun 8th, 2011

I wasn't planning on doing another post this soon, but it's kind of addictive. I was at home tonight deciding what to make for dinner and was at a…

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Pasta in Sage Cream Sauce

Posted on Dec 4th, 2012

Hooray! It's December! The month of festive holidays, snow, ginger bread, sledding, hot chocolate and, apparently, 70 degree sunny days, because I…

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Pumpkin Ravioli with Brown Butter Bourbon Sauce

Posted on Oct 29th, 2013

Well, it's almost the end of October, which means that the pumpkin frenzy has reached its peak. We'll be riding that wave all the way to the…

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Ricotta Pasta Bake with Spinach and Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

Posted on Sep 3rd, 2013

Ever since I put up my homemade ricotta post a few weeks back I've been thinking about pasta and ricotta. Well, thinking is perhaps not the right…

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Spaetzle (shp-ah-zle) with Jalapeno Lemon Cream Sauce

Posted on Jun 27th, 2011

If you're not familiar with spaetzle, you might be thinking "What in the world is a spaetzle (or Spätzle)?!" Spaeztle is a dish consisting of carby…

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Spaghetti with Garlicky Breadcrumbs

Posted on Nov 1st, 2013

Yesterday was the reveal day for my October Foodie Pen Pal  package. As I've mentioned before, I like challenging myself to make something from at…

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Thai Peanut Noodles

Posted on Jul 30th, 2014

"What the hell is fish sauce...and why does it taste like death?" - Monti Carlo, Masterchef Season 3 I don't know about you, but I'm a big fan of…

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Turkey Tetrazzini

Posted on Nov 15th, 2013

Ah Thanksgiving. Family drama aside, the only thing better than Thanksgiving dinner is Thanksgiving leftovers. Seriously, I live for day after turkey…

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Veal & Ricotta Meatballs

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2013

A few years ago, I had dinner in Atlanta at a restaurant called The Floataway Cafe.  While dining there, I had veal and ricotta meatballs for the…

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Vegetable Tomato Sauce

Posted on Feb 7th, 2013

Alright, it's week 5 of the Very Veggie Challenge and I am shamelessly considering tomatoes a vegetable for this purpose. However, even if you are…

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Vegetarian Lasagna with Butternut Squash and Kale

Posted on Oct 22nd, 2013

 Lasagne or lasagna? When I sat down to write up this post, I had a moment of panic and self-doubt. Did I really not know how to spell this? How did…

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