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Category: Pasta

Lemon Pasta with Fresh Herbs

The perfect recipe for springtime. This Lemon Pasta with Fresh Herbs combines lemons, parsley, basil and garlic to make a delicious and light sauce for linguini or any other type of pasta you like. I have been using lemons in everything lately, especially if I can get my hands on

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Asian-Style Chicken Soup

Asian-Style Chicken Noodle Soup

As much as I love a classic chicken noodle soup (Jewish penicillin), my default always leans towards spicier flavors. Hence, this Asian-Style Chicken Noodle Soup which is so fabulous that I could eat it morning, noon and night!! I started out making a flavorful but quick chicken stock, a recipe

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Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

Why is this Roasted Red Pepper Pasta so good? The peppers have a subtle sweetness when you roast them, then they get a shot of spice from sautéed garlic and the cashews add some texture. In the end, the sweetness of the peppers is balanced out with the salty-brininess of

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Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Egg Noodles

Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Egg Noodles

Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Egg Noodles is an updated version of my Grandmother’s Cabbage and Noodles recipe which called for lots of butter and cooked for hours and hours. I wanted to come up with a healthier, quicker version which would capture all of the goodness of the original

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pasta alla norma

Pasta Alla Norma

Yet another classic Italian pasta, which was the perfect solution when I was figuring out how to use up all of the eggplant I had picked from my dwindling late summer garden. Pasta alla Norma is simple to put together and in addition, it uses minimal ingredients – eggplant, crushed

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Orzo with Calamari and Tomato

Orzo with Calamari and Tomatoes

I actually made this Orzo with Calamari and Tomatoes for lunch today because I had some fresh calamari that I needed to cook, I also had leftover chopped tomatoes, garlic and basil from the Italian Bruschetta I had made the previous day and lastly, I had a half of a

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Green Beans and Glass Noodles

Green Beans with Glass Noodles

Green beans are a favorite vegetable of mine but I am always looking for new ways to prepare them. Green Beans with Glass Noodles is a recipe that I adapted from a Yotam Ottolenghi’s book Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London’s Ottolenghi. It is a great cookbook filled with very

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Summer Fresh Minestrone

Summer Fresh Minestrone with Pistou

I love soup any time of year and for any meal. This one happens to be one of my absolute favorites. Summer Fresh Minestrone is so healthy and so chocked full of vegetables – you will be eating it for lunch and dinner until its gone. It’s easy to prepare,

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Tomato Sauce ingredients

Spinach and Ricotta Gnocchi with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Spinach and Ricotta Gnocchi with Fresh Tomato Sauce is one of those dishes that transports me back to my childhood. My grandmother would make chicken and dumplings for me when I was very young and I have a lingering soft spot for any type of dumpling all these years later.

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Soba Noodles with Tahini topped with Salmon

Soba Noodles with Tahini topped with Salmon

I have been enjoying these Soba Noodles with Tahini topped with Salmon for many years. I feel so healthy and satisfied when I eat this perfectly balanced meal in a bowl. What you will love about the Soba Noodles with Tahini topped with Salmon. First, you’ve got your complex carbs (soba

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