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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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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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Back from vacation. Pasta night! 3/5/21

John and I are back from our vacation in colorful southwest Utah. Although we did a lot of exercise, it just could not keep up with our vacation eating. We finished off the last two days with pizza and moo … Continue reading

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Penne with kale and mushroom. 2/23/21

I was just mentioning to John this morning that pasta seems to go with everything. I had never made it with kale before but it worked out perfectly. I especially liked the flavor of the whole grain penne with the … Continue reading

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Planned-overs for vaccine day. 2/15/21

No doubt it seems like I love to cook every day of the week and that is mostly true. Sometimes, though, I need to plan for the times when I probably will not want to go to the trouble of … 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 vegetables. 12/7/20

Looking for a way to use up vegetables that have spent too much time in the crisper? An easy and tasty way to incorporate them into a meal is via a vegetable sauce for pasta. I used fresh broccoli, mushrooms, … 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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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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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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