Tag Archives: Pasta

Healthy Mac ‘n’ Cheese

The perennial favorite comfort food . . . Between the rainy and chilly weather (yes, I am a weather wuss!) and my continued inability to walk very far, I haven’t been to the grocery store for nearly three weeks, so … Continue reading

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Shaved Parmesan and Fontina

“If you’ve ever seen how sweetly the town of San Gimignano sits atop its surroundings, you’ll know how perfectly this fine Parmesan and Fontina mix will grace the simplest dish.” So sayeth Sartori (est. 1939) on the front of their … Continue reading

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Vindaloo

It started out as Split Pea Soup, but things have a way of morphing in my kitchen. I had a lovely vat of home brewed chicken broth, and it was a chilly (for Arizona !) day, so a nice bowl … Continue reading

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Italian Meatballs and Stir Fry Peppers

Happily I announce that we are both back in the land of the living! After decades with no serious respiratory problems, at least for me, we both came down with a doozy of a case of the “whatever it is … Continue reading

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Intense Carrots

This dish is not what it probably looks like . . . it is not pasta with a tomato/meat sauce.  As the visible jar would hint, the “sauce” is simply some of the red pepper and eggplant spread that I … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parm – Day 2

Add some greenery and some baby yellow peppers, and we are both smiling at the treat soon to be enjoyed.

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Eggplant Ragout and Mini Penne

Eggplant . . . not my favorite food, but WOW – this turned out great.  And unexpectedly easy.  I read somewhere years ago that it improves the stringent feeling of eggplant if it is salted and drained before cooking/roasting it.  … Continue reading

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