Category Archives: Pasta Creations

Pasta on the Patio

Even with our hot, humid Southern Summer nights, we (every now and then…) get a bit of relief and it’s a bit cooler. Perfect for a quick, easy, light pasta dinner on the patio. Yes, it could involve a fan blowing … Continue reading

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Are You In-Spiralized? We Sure Are!

The nice folks over at Tuttorosso Tomatoes asked if I’d participate in the “Inspiralize the Spring” promotion, which runs through April 15th. They are giving away tons of prizes on their Facebook page, so scoot over there RIGHT NOW and … Continue reading

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Garlicky Goodness – and Good For You!

Thursday night was one of those nights…what to make for dinner? How to make said dinner, so that the fridge was cleaned out of all of those items that were leftover, partially used, and/or ready to toss in a few … Continue reading

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Red Gold Simple Gourmet Lasagna Party

Party and Lasagna in the same sentence? That’s my kind of night! The nice folks at Red Gold Tomatoes recently sent me a goodie package, filled with all the right stuff to make lasagna as part of their new ad campaign … Continue reading

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Chili Mac – Comfort Food To The Max!

Comfort food takes on a new meaning with this recipe for Chili Mac from the March issue of Cooking Light magazine. Usually, ground turkey is a “non event”……you know what I mean – not a lot of taste, and kinda … Continue reading

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When Life Stinks, Why Do We Feel The Need To Cook?

Yesterday, a dear friend of ours underwent surgery and all I could think to do was cook for her family. I’m not sure if this is just a “Southern” thing we learn at an early age, or if the need … Continue reading

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Lasagna Love

I know I  know….it is such a clique – but when the weather finally turns a bit cool, the urge to spend time in the kitchen really hits me! This past week was no exception to that calling. Nesting at … Continue reading

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Gnocchi Day – In Abu Dhabi!

On the 29th of each month, we celebrate “Gnocchi Day” – a tradition introduced to us by our friends in Florence, Italy at the B&B In Piazza della Signoria. Each month since November of 2011, we have faithfully followed the rules: Secure … Continue reading

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When It’s THIS Good, Why Go Anywhere Else?

Our friends are always curious, asking why we visit the same restaurants over and over and over again in Italy. Well, it’s hard to explain……..a lot of people only “travel” to Italy. We tend to think of ourselves as “repeat visitors … Continue reading

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Gnocchi Day – The 29th

Yes, it is officially Gnocchi Day on the 29th of each month. Here’s our story: We were in Italy for Thanksgiving this year, and had lunch with all of our friends at the Bed and Breakfast In Piazza della Signoria. The … Continue reading

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