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ARF: Swiss Chard & Kielbasa Pasta

ARF: Swiss Chard & Kielbasa Pasta

| August 1, 2006 | 1 Comment

The other day, I wrote about Kale and how it was a foreign vegetable to me until recently. Today, in honor of Sweetnicks ARF/5-A-Day Tuesdays, I am highlighting another vegetable that is new to me: Swiss chard. This leafy green vegetable is rich in antioxidants — in fact, one cup carries 52.5% of the recommended […]

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The Next Level: Sundried Tomato Pasta with Prosciutto

The Next Level: Sundried Tomato Pasta with Prosciutto

| June 2, 2006 | 1 Comment

One of the first things I made in college was a sundried tomato pasta from the Cooking with Friends cookbook. I liked it so much that I made it again and again throughout college. Later on I discovered another sundried tomato recipe that included pesto in it, and that was another favorite of mine. I’ve […]

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WHB: Tomato Brie Pasta

WHB: Tomato Brie Pasta

| April 1, 2006 | 3 Comments

It’s Sunday and that means that it’s time for Kalyn’s Weekend Herb Blogging and Cate’s Weekend Dog Blogging. Be sure to check both places later tonight for their roundups. For WHB this week, I whipped up a yummy pasta that is pretty easy and very delicious. This is one instance where I strongly recommend that […]

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Mushroom Green Bean Pinwheel Bake

Mushroom Green Bean Pinwheel Bake

| March 19, 2006 | 1 Comment

It’s the weekend and that means time for Weekend Herb Blogging, hosted by Kalyn’s Kitchen. Curly parsley is characterized by it’s curly leaves. It has a mild peppery flavor, and can be eaten raw as a breath freshener. It has less flavor than the Italian variety of parsley, though. Curly parsley makes a pretty garnish […]

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Basil Mint Not Pesto Sauce

Basil Mint Not Pesto Sauce

| March 12, 2006 | 0 Comments

Basil Mint Not Pesto Sauce makes enough for 7-8 servings 14 basil leaves 8 mint leaves 10 baby spinach leaves 1 tomato, seeds removed and chopped 3 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup cashews 3 tbsp Parmesan cheese 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp cold water salt and pepper to taste […]

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Pasta Fresca for One

Pasta Fresca for One

| March 5, 2006 | 4 Comments

Well, when I saw Sweetnick’s post about Weekend Herb Blogging, which Kalyn’s Kitchen hosts, I just jumped at the chance to share what I’ve just learned about basil. You see, I’ve wanted to grow my own herbs for some time but I wasn’t sure where to start. I mean where do you put them, first […]

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Spinach Beef Ravioli Filling Recipe

Spinach Beef Ravioli Filling Recipe

| January 16, 2006 | 0 Comments

Yesterday was a cooking day for me. I made butternut squash for the family, pasta, bread, chocolate chip cookies, green beans for the baby . . . I made so much that some of the cooking spilled into today. Today, I made a nutritious filling for homemade ravioli. It’s awesome — adding a hearty dose […]

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