Tag Archives: pasta

Pasta Salad with Kale and Red Beans

When we lived in the South, every potluck had about four plates of deviled eggs and at least two banana puddings. Here in the Northwest, whenever we go to a barbecue where people bring sides there are about 15 kale … Continue reading

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Pumpkin “Carbonara”

This pasta sauce is really creamy and thick and although it has no eggs it does taste like carbonara. Pumpkin Carbonara 2 1/2 lbs fresh pumpkin diced into 1/2″ cubes 1/2 cup red onion diced fine 3 tbsp garlic minced … Continue reading

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Salmon Fettuccine with Shiitake Mushrooms

It is nice to get fresh fish again that does not have whiskers. Salmon Fettuccine in a Mushroom Tomato Sauce 1 lb salmon fillet skin on 1/2 lb shiitake mushrooms stems diced caps sliced thick 3 roma or other paste … Continue reading

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Pasta Alla Norma

This is a quick and simple way to use an eggplant. The sauce is fantastic over fusilli pasta but any long thick noodle will work. The recipe was inspired by the New York Times one here. Pasta All Norma 1 … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Italian Night (Again!)

We never tire of pasta or all things Italian. Save room for Espresso. Fettucine with Veal Meatballs, Peas and Mushrooms Salad with Baked Goat Cheese Chocolate Zabaglione

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Buffalo Chicken and Blue Cheese Mac

By Katherine Greg was so supportive in my bid to create the world’s unhealthiest chili mac that I figured he deserved a reward. (OK, he was a bit of a cad, really, but we had some great blue cheese, some … Continue reading

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My Brief, Winning Foray Into “Redneck” Cooking

By Katherine My food isn’t always popular among my coworkers. For every hit, like biscotti, there has been a colossal miss — the muffin that broke an attorney’s fork and the polenta disks with baked ham and homemade pepper jam … Continue reading

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