Archive for the 'Pasta' Category

Cheese Ravioli Pesto Pasta Salad

Cheese Ravioli Pesto...

Cheese Ravioli Pesto Pasta Salad I love the bags of mini ravioli and mini tortellini you can get at Trader Joe’s! This recipe was inspired by the bag of mini cheese ravioli I had in my cupboard and the fact that I needed to make something for the cookout I was hosting for the...
Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad...

Pasta Salad Everyone needs a “go-to” salad for large family get-togethers! This one is great because kids like it, it’s cheap to make, and it makes a lot. This is adapted from my brother-in-law’s recipe and is a family favorite for cook-outs, graduation parties,...
Ravioli with Brown Butter and Sage

Ravioli with Brown B...

Ravioli with Brown Butter and Sage This is a fantastic dish composed of only four ingredients – butter, cheese ravioli, fresh sage, and walnuts. I had made some spicy pork sausage and had fresh sage left over but it is worth it to splurge on fresh sage in order to make this!...
Three Cheese Rotini Marinara Bake

Three Cheese Rotini ...

Three Cheese Rotini Marinara Bake This is great on a cool evening served with garlic bread and a salad. If you like, you can add some cooked Italian sausage when everything is mixed together. This recipe uses the spicy marinara from this blog or you can substitute your favorite spaghetti...
Red Wine Spaghetti with Toasted Walnuts

Red Wine Spaghetti w...

Ingredients This recipe just facinated me when I saw it in the September 2009 Food & Wine magazine! I could just imagine the slight taste of the red wine with the Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and the toasted walnuts. I just HAD to make it. So the other night after working as a volunteer...
Sesame Chicken Noodle Salad

Sesame Chicken Noodl...

Sesame Chicken Noodle Salad This is one of my favorite summer recipes to take to a potluck so I took it to my Dining for Women meeting this month. It was a big hit, as it usually is. It looks beautiful on the serving platter, too! I have simplified this over the years by using precooked...
Creamy Pesto Pasta

Creamy Pesto Pasta...

Creamy Pesto Pasta Once I made the pesto I had to find a yummy way to use it. I discovered this recipe in Simply in Season: Recipes that celebrate fresh, local foods in the spirit of More-with-Less by Mary Beth Lind and Cathleen Hockman-Wert. This is a World Community Cookbook commissioned...