Tag Archives: Pasta

Pasta with Red and Golden Cherry Tomatoes

What’s for dinner? Got lots of tiny tomatoes? Some pasta?  Pasta and tomatoes, what a great combination, along with a little cheese, it’s a healthy, nutritious meal.  This dish can be made in a moment’s notice.  It can come together … Continue reading

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Sweet Basil

Basil is commonly used fresh in cooked recipes. It is generally added at the last moment, as cooking quickly destroys its flavour. The fresh herb can be kept for a short time in plastic bags in the refrigerator, or for … Continue reading

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KD ‘n Carrots

My best friend Jenn is not much of a cook.  She loves food.  She’s not too adventurous when it comes to culinary skills.  Her idea of cooking is observing the cook from across the room while reclining on her sofa … Continue reading

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Spinach Pesto

I know the new Baby Spinach coming our way is so amazing at this time of the year, that many of us just use it in a salad to enjoy the freshness and the beautiful colour and the marvellous scent. … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Lasagna

The flavour combination of Sage and Butternut Squash is reminiscent of all that is good in the fall on a scenic sunny walk through a grove of hard-wood trees on a bed of freshly fallen leaves. 2 leeks or onions, … Continue reading

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Penne alla Zucca, Pasta with Winter Squash Sauce

Need an alternative to Tomato Sauce?  Take a look at this recipe.  Pasta sauce made with Winter Squash, taken from one of my favourite cookbooks which I will review soon, From Asparagus to Zucchini, a Guide to Cooking Farm-Fresh Seasonal … Continue reading

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Simply in Season

May I,  this week,  introduce you the one of the most valuable cookbooks you will ever come by.   Simply in Season, recipes that celebrate fresh, local foods in the spirit of More-with-Less, by Mary Beth Lind and Cathleen Hockman-Wert, published … Continue reading

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