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Vegan campanelle with zucchini and mushrooms. 5/28/19

Campanelle in Italian means bell flowers. These ruffled bell-shaped pasta are a nice departure from the usual strand or tube. I thought that they would pair well with zucchini since this time of year zucchini are setting bloom to their … Continue reading

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Meat week? 5/22/19

Seems like I am going heavy on the meat this week. I will have to find a vegan/vegetarian dinner for tomorrow. One thing that is noticeable, however, is that the actual meat portions are fairly small. For instance, with the … Continue reading

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Pasta with tuna and snow peas. 5/8/19

Pasta with tuna and snow peas is a dish you can make in less than a half an hour. As a base for the sauce I sauteed onion, garlic, and pepper flakes in a little olive oil. While the water … Continue reading

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Vegan springtime pasta. 4/29/19

What shouts Spring more than asparagus?! I bought a few too many spears for our holiday dinner on Saturday so I used them in my Meatless Monday dinner, Penne with Asparagus. I cut the asparagus to mimic the shape of … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Asparagus and Penne. 3/26/19

Eating asparagus always tastes like springtime. I am old enough to remember when  asparagus was only available for a few weeks and during that time it seemed like asparagus was omnipresent in every meal. Now, of course, we can eat … Continue reading

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Linguine with meat sauce. 3/1/19

I have some leftover marinara sauce from the eggplant Parmesan on Valentine’s Day and I also have the remainder of the package of ground beef that I bought for the hamburgers last night. So I brown the meat hard with … 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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