Category Archives: Pasta

Memories of Bari, Italy. 12/1/20

Along with my food blog I have another blog which chronicles our travels and important moments in our lives. We were scrolling through the various entries and came upon a trip that included an unplanned stop in Bari in October, … Continue reading

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Penne with mushrooms and asparagus. 11/23/20

I realize that my menu said we were having orecchiette with broccoli and mushrooms but John saw some good looking asparagus at the store so we changed directions. Penne is a great look-alike when paired with asparagus cut on the … Continue reading

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Pasta puttanesca. 11/21/20

Tonight was supposed to be Leftovers For Dinner but my ceramic knife broke and a piece came off of it around the time when I was cutting up onions for the Chana dal I made earlier in the week. I … Continue reading

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Vegan pasta with vegetables. 11/18/20

Looking for a way to make your dinners more plant-based? Pasta is an excellent start. John and I frequently have pasta plus. Plus? Plus broccolini, plus asparagus, plus almost anything from the plant kingdom! Tonight’s dinner was whole grain penne … Continue reading

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Chickpea stew. 11/6/20

We had this dinner on Friday night before our trip to Utah on Saturday. It takes about 10 driving hours to get to St. George and all we did was get some sushi for dinner on Saturday.  It is much … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with broccolini and mushrooms 11/5/20

We are still embroiled in the vote count so we just made a quick pasta dinner. As long as you do not eat too much pasta, orecchiette is a fine food plan dinner to have. The sauce which is made … Continue reading

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Penne with mushrooms and asparagus. 10/29/20

This is one of our favorite pasta meals. We actually prefer the heartier flavor of the whole grain penne. The asparagus is from Peru where it is springtime. We have also been getting some tasty blueberries from Peru lately. I … Continue reading

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Penne with zucchini and mushrooms. 10/14/20

On Wednesday we were supposed to have chicken but we forgot to put the chicken in its sous vide bath so we opted for pasta. I salted the zucchini and let it sit for a half an hour to lose … Continue reading

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Pasta with mushrooms and broccolini. 10/8/20

This is an easy and delicious dinner that can be on your table in 30 minutes. Sauté the mushrooms, onions, and stem ends of the broccolini while the pasta water heats up. Add garlic. Put the pasta in the boiling … Continue reading

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Chickpeas with ditalini and greens (vegan). 9/25/20

This stew/soup is a lot like the vegan vegetable soup I had for dinner a few days ago. Instead of kale I used a pre-washed combo of spinach and arugula and rather than potatoes the starch in this dish was … Continue reading

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