Category Archives: PASTA

Happy Labor Day Weekend everyone. THUNDER . . . LIGHTNING . . . RAIN That seems to be the recipe for today. Rain always puts me in the kitchen mood.  Today . . . I made my homemade Salsa.  I only had about 18 red, ripe tomatoes, but that was perfect.  There are probably about […]

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I’m often asked . . . “What is your favorite main dish recipe?” Here it is. It’s tough to take a good picture of Pasta with Sauce! At least it’s hard for me. The Sauce doesn’t come from a bottle off the grocery store shelf. It’s homemade and it’s really good. You can add in […]

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Tonight’s dinner was good. It was better than good . . . it was delicious. It tastes like a fancy schmancy restaurant kind of dinner!  I incorporated the sauce for my Favorite Pasta dish and simply poured it over Browned Chicken Breasts.  An hour in the oven (covered with foil) and you have a meal […]

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Did you know that Jordan Almonds are dangerous. Really good . . . but detrimental to teeth. This I know from experience. While sitting in a dentist office, awaiting my 16th appointment . . . for one little implant, I spotted this recipe after reading 25 magazines.  That was a long sentence, but so true. […]

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If I only had one day left on earth . . . I’d want this Bacon Chicken Alfredo Pasta. I’m serious now! Right now at the fabulous Denny’s, it’s BACONALIA! What’s that you ask? It’s a celebration of all things bacon with brand spankin’ new delicious bacon items like the new Bacon Maple Sundae, BBBLT […]

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When I die and go to heaven . . . I sure hope they’re serving this. If you want a fast but ultra delicious meal in just minutes, this is the dish. The sauce is creamy, cheesy and crazy good! You could easily add chicken, ham or any vegetable you would like. It’s soooooo simple, that […]

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Husband says:  “It’s not very warm yet.” Wife says:  “You sure don’t have to convince me of that!” Husband says:  “You can still make soup.” Wife says:  “Soup?” Husband says:  “Chicken and Noodles . . . Unless it’s 110 degrees outside, I can eat that soup!” Direct Hint . . . Received and acted upon.  […]

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It’s snowing and Cold here today, some of our schools even closed! That’s something that doesn’t happen very often . . . around these parts. We can handle huge amounts of the fluffy white stuff – – Spring has simply not sprung in Idaho!  I’ve got to happy myself up!  Last night I made one of […]

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Pasta Primavera is one of my favorite entrees when ordering in a restaurant. This recipe comes from Sirio Maccioni of the world renowned Le Cirque Restaurant. The next time we are craving pasta, we should try this recipe. This is Le Cirgue’s signature dish. Asparagus and Broccoli are plentiful in grocery stores right now and are […]

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Road Tested with the Neely’s is one of my favorites on Food Network. They always have easy family style dishes, that look delicious. Here is one of the recipes that they showed on Saturday. They showed two italian dishes, that I plan to try. This Baked Ziti, has sausage, spinach, parmesan and Mozzarella cheese. It […]

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“Primavera” means spring, and this easy pasta recipe feature two great vegetables -asparagus and peas. You can tweak this pasta primavera recipe by adding almost any vegetables you like. I love Aspargus, and this is certainly one of my favorites. This is also good with bacon or small pieces of ham.  Ingredients:  8 oz dry […]

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One of my favorites at the Olive Garden Restaurant, is The Chicken Crostina. Olive Garden’s Chicken Crostina begins with tender chicken breasts that have been marinated in olive oil and rosemary then lightly breaded. The chicken is sauteed with fresh garlic and diced Roma tomatoes, in a creamy garlic-butter sauce and served over linguine pasta. […]

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I love Lasagna, and I’ve posted a couple of different tried & true recipes. I decided to try another last night. This recipe, comes from one of my many cookbooks. (The Food Nanny Rescues Dinner) If you need a new cookbook….this one is worth the money! This recipes uses eggs in the Lasagna! When I […]

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