Category Archives: Pasta


There’s something to be said about the types of food we eat given the weather outside. I’ve always been one who appreciates all four seasons; in part, because different food appeals to me at different times of the year. Take … Continue reading

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Chicken Tetrazzini

Most week days the moment I walk in the door from work, the first words I hear are, “Mom, what’s for dinner? I’m hungry.” 85% of the time I’m prepared or have delegated dinner to Chris or the girls. The … Continue reading

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Spicy Pasta, Kielbasa, & Green Beans

When pressed for time, and you’re in need of a quick meal, this one has all the main attractions: protein, carb, and veggie. Ingredients: 2 packages kielbasa or smoked sausage, sliced 2 15oz cans green beans, water drained 1 14.5oz … Continue reading

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Chicken Florentine Skillet

There’s such ease with dishes that are all inclusive. You don’t have to worry about a side because everything you need is already in there. And, aside from boiling the pasta, it’s all cooked in one big skillet. Now, if that’s … Continue reading

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Deconstructed Pesto Pasta

This year I planted my first little garden and I’m happy to say, it has flourished. The wee little basil plant is now nearly unruly and I’m convinced that every time I snip some off, it grows back threefold! If I didn’t know … Continue reading

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One-Pot Parmesan Orzo

This, with a nice side salad, or other veggie complements whatever is cooking on the grill.  It comes together so easily, you’ll be eating dinner in no time. Ingredients: 1 tbsp. butter 1 cup Orzo pasta 1 15oz can of chicken broth/ … Continue reading

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Crockpot Mac ‘n Cheese

Crockpot Mac’n’Cheese 3.0. Just when I thought I’d perfected this recipe, I tweaked it ever so slightly and the results were, in my husband’s opinion, perfection. This is always a staple for potlucks and I made it again this past … Continue reading

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