Category Archives: Pasta

🥬 Agnolini en brodo. 3/30/20

For some unknown reason I did not get around to writing a post yesterday. It is not like I don’t have a ton of time given that we are locked down. Ah, I remember! Yesterday we cleaned and disinfected the … Continue reading

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🥬 Goodness in a bowl, chickpea stew. 3/25/20

Vegetarian or vegan, this chickpea stew is the epitome of goodness in a bowl. Healthy and filling but also quick, easy, and economical, it is the perfect shelter-in-place kind of meal. My original recipe came from Melissa Clark of the … Continue reading

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🥬 Spaghetti alla puttanesca 3/12/20

Spaghetti alla puttanesca or spaghetti in the style of the prostitute is from the Campania region of Italy. The biggest city in the region is Naples, home to pizza, and a place which we were planning to visit towards the … Continue reading

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🥬 Orecchiette with broccolini. 3/9/20

Orecchiette with broccolini is the first of our lament dinners to Italy and our trip which should have started on 3/10/20. Being in the higher risk pool for the coronavirus John and I are spending a lot of time sitting … Continue reading

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🐖 OMG! Soup again! Pasta fagioli. 1/14/20

Tonight’s soup is pasta fagioli. I must admit that the whole make soups so that John has leftovers to eat while I am away is not going too well. We are supposed to be eating no more than half the … Continue reading

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🐓 Chicken vegetable soup. 1/6/20

Today I am a magician in the kitchen. I made chicken soup with no work at all.  I took the remnants of the chickpea stew we has last Thursday and added a half container of chicken stock. Then I dumped … Continue reading

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🥬 I served a vegetarian meal to guests and they liked it! 1/2/20

We had old out-of-town friends whom we have not seen for a while over for dinner last night. I made my chickpea stew and a fabulous blood orange and roasted golden beet over hearty greens salad. I served this with … Continue reading

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