Pasta

SWEET POTATO RAVIOLI IN LEMON SAGE BROWN BUTTER SAUCE

SWEET POTATO RAVIOLI IN LEMON SAGE BROWN BUTTER SAUCE

SWEET POTATO RAVIOLI IN LEMON SAGE BROWN BUTTER SAUCE When we were on our family vacation in Italy where we enjoyed the heavenly cuisine, I ate some form of  pasta, risotto, gnocchi or ravioli every day. I especially enjoyed the ravioli dishes. Long gone are the...

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FIVE MINUTE TOMATO SAUCE

FIVE MINUTE TOMATO SAUCE

Tomatoes are a powerful anti-oxidant and contain a lot of vitamins A and C, mostly because of beta-carotene. These vitamins act as an anti-oxidant, working to neutralize dangerous free radicals in the blood stream that can damage cells. The more red the tomato, the...

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PESTO WITH FARFALLE PASTA

PESTO WITH FARFALLE PASTA

PESTO 4 to 6 servings INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts 1 bunch fresh basil (about 3 cups), rinsed and spun dry 1 bunch Italian parsley (about 2 cups), rinsed and spun dry 1 garlic clove peeled 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1-1/2 cups extra-virgin olive oil 8 ounces...

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RISOTTO WITH FRESH ENGLISH GARDEN PEAS AND ASPARAGUS

RISOTTO WITH FRESH ENGLISH GARDEN PEAS AND ASPARAGUS

Authentic Risotto like you would get if you were in Italy!  Fresh garden peas in the pod are at their sweet peak of flavor in the spring and summer. I combined the risotto with the fresh snappy green goodness of asparagus. I'm not going to lie and say this is a quick...

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ORZO PASTA RECIPE

ORZO PASTA RECIPE

My husband Tony is Greek, I’m Italian and we have always followed a Mediterranean diet. We eat large amounts of organic fruits and veggies and our protein comes from, beans, nuts, fish, chicken and very little beef. I do serve pasta at least twice a week as a main...

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