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Penne with asparagus and mushrooms 4/28/21

We started off tonight’s dinner with some tuna salad appetizers. I had made the tuna salad for lunch and there was a little left over so I toasted up a piece of bread and used a slice of cucumber as … Continue reading

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Scallops and asparagus. 4/1/21

Having scallops for dinner always makes it feel like a special occasion night. Seared scallops and sautéed asparagus in a lemony tartar sauce It takes just minutes to cook these U-10 scallops and John did a great job. They were … Continue reading

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Asparagus carbonara with mushrooms. 3/16/21

Asparagus carbonara with mushrooms First time making this recipe and, wow, was it great! It has been a long time since we have used cheese in a dish so that alone made this dinner seem really indulgent. The recipe is … Continue reading

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Whole grain penne with asparagus and mushrooms. 1/21/21

John and I have taken to ordering our groceries online and picking them up at the store in order to avoid the new more transmissible variant of the virus while we are awaiting our vaccines. (Monday!) Normally I would never … 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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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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Whole grain penne with mushrooms, asparagus, and pine nuts (vegan). 9/3/20

This pasta is fast to make and delicious to eat! While your water is heating up and the pasta is cooking you can complete the sauce. I did the sauté-ing in steps but you can totally do it all at … Continue reading

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Vegan/vegetarian rotini and asparagus. 5/8/20

I usually make this pasta dish with penne because it mimics more closely the look of the asparagus. But when I went to the store in search of whole grain penne there was none to be found. In fact about … Continue reading

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Whole grain penne with asparagus. 4/16/20

We had penne with asparagus for dinner on Thursday and, boy, was it good! Here is a tip to make preparation super easy. While your salted pasta water is coming up to a boil, snap the ends off the asparagus … Continue reading

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Shrimp scampi with corn and asparagus succotash. 7/7/19

John did a great job cooking the shrimp. It came out rosy pink with that snap as you bite into them and then the slightly toothsome inside. We decided to double the sauce because we were putting the shrimp scampi … Continue reading

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