Category Archives: Pasta

Pasta with tuna, snow peas, and parsley. 6/8/19

Today, for my half birthday celebration (what? you don’t celebrate your half birthdays?!) I made campanelle with a lot of snow peas and parsley plus a can of tuna. I sautéed a little onion and garlic and then, when the pasta … Continue reading

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Vegan campanelle with zucchini and mushrooms. 5/28/19

Campanelle in Italian means bell flowers. These ruffled bell-shaped pasta are a nice departure from the usual strand or tube. I thought that they would pair well with zucchini since this time of year zucchini are setting bloom to their … Continue reading

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Vegetable soup with pasta and beans. 5/25/19

As we were scrounging around for something to eat since we did not feel like what we had planned, John said he was going to have the leftover chicken chili. There really was not enough left for two so I … Continue reading

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Meat week? 5/22/19

Seems like I am going heavy on the meat this week. I will have to find a vegan/vegetarian dinner for tomorrow. One thing that is noticeable, however, is that the actual meat portions are fairly small. For instance, with the … Continue reading

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Simply soup. 5/17/19

We are having odd weather here in Northern California. It should be sunny and mild but instead it is barely 60F for a high and raining.  Pretty much it has been raining for five days. The house has a winter’s … Continue reading

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Chickpea and juniper berry pâté. 5/17/19

We enjoyed the chunky chickpea spread that we had a few nights ago so much that I thought I would try more of a pâté with different flavors. This time I used my stick blender to make it smoother and … Continue reading

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Vegan/vegetarian white bean stew. 5/14/19

Today I went to see my doctor who prescribed a course of treatment for my bronchitis. I am feeling better right away! And am I hungry. We started our dinner with chickpea crostini. This is a combination of mashed chickpeas, … Continue reading

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