Category Archives: Pasta

Great pasta fagioli. 2/19/19

Wow, did this turn out well! Our daughter who always looks askance at anything we cook gave it an A+. We followed Giada De Laurentiis’s recipe tweaking it to make it our own (and better!) While our recipe is for … Continue reading

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Eggplant parmesan with linguine. 2/14/19

I make eggplant parmesan for my honey on Valentine’s Day. I rarely put this on the dinner menu since it is fried and a mess to make. But it is a special request and it is Valentine’s Day plus I … Continue reading

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Vegan Italian dinner. 2/4/19

I had to revamp my weekly menu plan due to bad weather which kept us away from the grocery store yesterday. Luckily I always have the ingredients in my pantry for my Italian vegan dinner, whole wheat linguine in a … Continue reading

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Big lunch, light dinner. 1/31/19

One of the pitfalls centered around going out to lunch is that lunch turns out to be much higher in calories than my usual lunch. In order to compensate for it I skipped breakfast and planned for a much lighter … Continue reading

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Food from the freezer. 1/30/19

We get home today around noon from St. George, UT.  During the time we were away we sold our car and completed the sale of our house. It was not a pleasant undertaking but it is done and we are … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with meat sauce. 12/11/18

Having eaten Italian food for three weeks in December I took a little break from it after we got home. Now I think enough time has passed to start making it again. The sauce I make is based on ground … Continue reading

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Fast and easy Vegan/Vegetarian

Chickpea stew with ditalini and greens is our go-to vegan/vegetarian dish. It is easy and is made from staples you have in your pantry and fridge. It’s fast (you can make it in half an hour) plus filling and delicious. … Continue reading

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