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Super Simple to the table in less than 30 min Pasta!

September 27, 2011


I view pasta a bit differently after visiting Italy. The pasta itself has a better flavor, and is never gummy and overcooked. I have since become addicted to imported, air-dried pasta that I can purchase at Caputo’s, an Italian deli and market in Salt Lake City.  It does cost more, but then it stretches farther […]

Broccoli Pasta w/Roasted Veggie Sauce

August 16, 2011


Here is a great way to use your canned sauce for a one dish meal. Brown 1/2 lb. ground turkey or extra lean hamburger.  Add one jar of your own roasted tomato sauce (or a batch that is freshly made) and simmer. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.  Throw in […]

Pasta Carbonara

August 14, 2011


This is a very filling, easy, and delicious pasta dish.  Not so low-fat, but wonderful on occasion.  This is a kind of eggs & ham spaghetti. 1 1/2 lbs. spaghetti, cooked al dente 1 cup chopped, diced ham.  You can also use 1/2 lb. bacon,         pancetta, canadian bacon, etc.  In this instance I used leftover Christmas […]

Mac N’ Cheese Salad

August 14, 2011


This is my daughter’s favorite summer salad.  With the cheese and eggs it makes a great lunch–serve with fruit and veggies and you have a complete meal. Mac N’ Cheese Salad  1 lb. elbow macaroni 1 sweet onion, finely diced 8 hardboiled eggs, peeled and chopped 1 can black olives, well drained and sliced 1 […]