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Posts Tagged ‘pasta’

Braised Short Rib Ragu

This ragu is on f i r e! Slow braised short rib ragu. What is better than short rib really?! This one pot of goodness is almost too easy to justify how delicious it is. You can use an instapot, pressure cooker or be old school like me and allow the aromas of red wine,…

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Peaches n’ Cream Pasta with Creamy Burrata and Prosciutto

Pasta is my go-to any time of the year. It’s really a blank canvas for whatever is in season. Since we are in our final weeks of summer, I’ve brought one of my favorites (pasta) with one of the most diverse in seasons fruits: peaches. Of course, you don’t want to weigh a bright peach…

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Spicy Goat Cheese + Sausage Rigatoni with Green Vegetables

I’ve been waiting for a LONG time to purchase the  pasta press attachment for my KitchenAid mixer. As a person who cooks pasta regularly, having this pasta press come to my door was like Christmas morning. The thought of making bucatini, penne, macaroni, and rigatoni got me right into making one of my faves: Rigatoni. …

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Beef Stroganoff

As a kid my parents were big foodies and used to take us to fine dining restaurants all the time.  In fact, we rarely went to a fast food joint or chain. Every weekend we used to go out to a local French restaurant where the chef and owner would allow us to brûlée our own…

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Pink Cacio e Pepe

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I wanted to make a dish that would be easy to make but has the essence of Valentine’s.  Texan and I have a lot of expenses coming up so we decided that staying in and making something special at home is the best way to celebrate this year. The…

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Cheese Stuffed Pasta Shells with Winter Vegetables

Okay. It’s no surprise I love making pasta. Fresh pasta. From scratch. But let’s be real,  even the most skilled pasta maker likes something comforting, quickly. A Pasta dish I can make ahead of time (if needed) and just throw in the oven… A comfort meal I can load with delicious winter vegetables so I…

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Pan Fried Pumpkin Gnocchi with Mushrooms, Pancetta and Brown Butter

I’m starting off by saying, I ate pasta 5 times last week and have no intentions of quitting; After all, it’s clearly my top comfort food year round.  With the cool weather coming, I’ve been warming myself up with copious amounts of doughy goodness. Stuffed with cheese, topped with cheese, and generous amounts of butter.…

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Butternut Squash Pasta | Brown Butter Sage Sauce

  Ah. Fall. Autumn. The end of cool drinks and sunshine and the welcome of cozy sweaters and fireplaces.   Autumn is my favorite season.  In my opinion autumn far surpasses summer. The cool walks in the colorful leafs, the red wine, the crisp smell in the air. The fact that my hair and makeup…

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Fresh Tagliatelle with Tomatoes and Olive oil

Sometimes the most simplest of things are the most rewarding; and that is exactly what this recipe is. Simple. Fresh. Delicious. I stumbled upon this recipe when I was behind a deadline and needed something quick: “let me make some fresh pasta and I’ll throw in some simple ingredients for a pop of color.” Little…

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Black Trumpet Risotto

I’m just going to throw this right out there right away.  I don’t like Mushrooms.  I despise their texture but love their flavor.  I’m like the child you have who, when they see the smallest piece, will throw a fit and refuse to eat.  Well, ok,  I am not that bad but you get the…

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