Tag Archives: Italian

Zucchini parmesan

When it comes to parm, why should chicken and eggplant get all the glory? I happen to love zucchini (and I also received a ton in my organic co-op box) so instead of making my usual, tired zucchini recipes I decided to give this a shot and it worked out wonderfully! I didn’t use breadcrumbs, […]

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Rigatoni with spicy sausage, sweet mini peppers, & broccoli

I’m not a huge sausage fan (there’s a joke in there somewhere) but this dish really surprised me because I liked it so much!! The sweet mini peppers sautéed with garlic and onions offset the spicy, crumbled Italian sausage and the broccoli gave it a little extra crunch and nice contrasting touch of color. It […]

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Spaghetti with a gorgonzola cream sauce and porcini mushrooms

First off, a big shout out to whoever is reading my blog in Singapore and Thailand! How cool is that?? Remember that cream that I used in the spaghetti with pesto and tomato sauce? If you don’t (I forgive you), you can check it out here. Well this recipe I actually made before that one […]

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Spaghetti with a pesto tomato cream sauce

This is easy. This is vegetarian. It’s annoyingly simple. This meshes two of my simple pasta sauces with some cream. MMMMMMMmmm cream. Your taste buds will thank you. The pesto recipe is here. The simple, fresh tomato sauce is here. Add a few tablespoons of cream (regular or heavy whipping cream). Combine and serve over […]

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Spaghetti with grilled baby artichokes

Yes, I realize that I am putting two spaghetti recipes back to back but I like pasta! What can I say?? I would eat it 4 or 5 times a week if I could and then you’d probably see me on the next season of The Biggest Loser. Ugh. Why does it have to have […]

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Oh mamma mia…Spaghetti alla carbonara

No, this is not healthy. Nope, not really low fat either. But after eating plant-ish things and nuts and seeds (I think I’m actually sprouting feathers)  for the past 48 hours to detox my body from this past weekend’s gorge-fest I felt it was time to do some damage again. Don’t judge. I learned how to make this […]

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Rigatoni con ragu’ (rigatoni with meat sauce)

Ahhhh, the beloved Italian meat sauce that everyone loves oh so much. There are so many variations on this sauce and everyone seems to have the best way to make it. I’m not claiming mine is the best (ok, maybe just a little) but mine is certainly fairly painless to make and is not too […]

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