Tag Archives: pasta

Penne with broccolini and mushrooms. 5/23/20

If you are like me and trying to cut back on carbs or calories, you are probably trying to eat a smaller portion of pasta. It is sad I know to see that wee amount in your bowl. I make … Continue reading

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Rotini with mushroom/meat sauce. 5/13/20

Just looking at this bowl of pasta makes me happy! Even though I only allowed myself two ounces of pasta and two ounces of meat, the small pieces of mushroom mimicked the meat, and the sauce was plentiful and delicious. … 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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Orecchiette with broccoli and tuna. 4/29/20

We once took a cooking lesson with the father of the hotel manager where we were staying  in Taormina, Sicily. First we went shopping for the ingredients in the outdoor markets. Everyone seemed to know Aurelio and we were hailed … Continue reading

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🥬 Penne puttanesca 4/7/20

Puttanesca sauce saved in the freezer from around three weeks ago made for an easy vegan dinner paired with whole grain penne and a tossed salad.

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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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Linguine with green tomato sauce. 10/14/19

Note: For a vegan dish omit parmesan cheese This dinner featured a pasta sauce that I made in August from some fully ripe green tomatoes. Our daughter had two Aunt Ruby’s German Green tomato plants at her plot in the … Continue reading

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