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Asparagus, Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta

Asparagus, Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta

| April 1, 2011 | 4 Comments

Happy Friday, everyone! If you are looking for a fast, fresh and delicious meatless meal today, try this ultra simple Asparagus, Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta. The veggies and shrimp are roasted in the oven before being toss with the pasta and a bit of pasta water. Seasoned simply with garlic, salt, pepper and a drizzle […]

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Easy Homemade Pierogies

Easy Homemade Pierogies

| February 25, 2011 | 6 Comments

Like most people, I learned to love pierogies thanks to the frozen section of the grocery store. They were easy to heat up and eat fast, which made them all the more desirable. I never even thought of how the potato and cheese filled pasta was made, until I was working at the newspaper years […]

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Tomato, Bacon and Cream Pasta

Tomato, Bacon and Cream Pasta

| February 9, 2011 | 15 Comments

Whip up a creamy batch of Tomato, Bacon and Cream Pasta for dinner tonight. It’s a quick and easy recipe that everyone loves. This pasta is a step out of the ordinary for me. It’s rare that I make a pound of pasta for the four of us. Usually I am a half-pound-serves-four girl, but […]

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Healthy and Delicious: Red Pepper Alfredo

Healthy and Delicious: Red Pepper Alfredo

| January 7, 2011 | 7 Comments

My husband knows that when I want to make a dietary change (like when I decided to cut way back on red meat last year), the whole family is going to be in on it with me. Hey, I am no short order cook, and I am confident that whatever healthy meals I serve will […]

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Visiting Santa and Slow-Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

Visiting Santa and Slow-Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

| December 23, 2010 | 2 Comments

This is a delicious, easy macaroni and cheese … but we will get to that in a minute. Until I was in high school, I visited Santa every year — either at the mall or some store that hosted him. It was a thing, a must. But with Will and Paige, I haven’t made it […]

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Penne with Bratwurst and Broccoli

Penne with Bratwurst and Broccoli

| October 20, 2010 | 2 Comments

A new meat market recently opened in my town, and I can’t wait to try it. Just a few years ago, meat markets were few and far between in my area. When I was pregnant with Paige, I spent hours searching the internet for butchers and meat markets in the area, coming up with little. […]

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Short and Sweet: Leek, Mushroom and Tuna Pasta

Short and Sweet: Leek, Mushroom and Tuna Pasta

| October 8, 2010 | 1 Comment

Some nights, the idea of actually cooking is enough to drive you mad. When that happens you can reach for the takeout menu or do something about it. If you choose the latter, having a dish like this in your cache is a must. A little tangy. A certain richness. Meaty tuna. This pasta has […]

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Cooking with Kids: Heirloom Tomato Sauce

Cooking with Kids: Heirloom Tomato Sauce

| September 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Every fall, I make a big batch of Roasted Tomato Sauce (and, last year, tomato paste) and can it for wintertime. Opening up a jar of it in the dead of winter is glorious. It’s like bottling summertime. But this year I just haven’t gotten to it and really am not sure if I will. […]

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Creamy Gorgonzola and Shrimp Pasta Recipe

Creamy Gorgonzola and Shrimp Pasta Recipe

| July 8, 2010 | 6 Comments

Choice is so important. We all make choices every day: shopping the farmers market or not, shopping at big supermarkets or small local markets, cooking at home or eating out, trying something new or sticking with something you know you’ll love and enjoy. When it comes to food, everything is a choice. I used to […]

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Grilled Caprese Lasagna Recipe

Grilled Caprese Lasagna Recipe

| June 23, 2010 | 8 Comments

Hello, my name is Sarah and I am a fresh mozzarella, tomato and pesto addict. We eat it as a salad, on bread, over pasta and mixed into baked potatoes. And now … we even have a go-to lasagna recipe that’s perfect for summer. This grilled lasagna is super easy to make. It can be […]

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