Tag Archives: Italian

Portland Vacation: Day 2

OK, where’d we leave off? Oh right, airplane –> food carts –> movie –> fro-yo –> sushi I must’ve been absolutely exhausted, because when I went to sleep at about 11:00 p.m. Portland time on Saturday, I figured I’d get … Continue reading

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Creamy Roasted Garlic Pasta

Roasted garlic was one of the very first “fancy” foodie items I can remember liking. It was 1991, and at the ripe young age of 11, I went on a lunch date with my mom after joining her at one … Continue reading

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Healthy Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Many many moons ago, I saw a recipe on Janetha’s blog for a cauliflower crust pizza, and I remember thinking that it sounded delicious. Then that whole bronchitis/asthma/hospital thing happened, and then the whole “being mindful about what I eat” … Continue reading

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Artisan Pesto Pizza

I’m going to ask you to take a ride in my wayback machine today. Think back to 2002, if you can. You probably had never heard the word “chipotle” before. Then, out of nowhere, a delightful chain of burrito restaurants … Continue reading

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One Pot Pretty Pasta

Like most people, I’m extremely pleased with food that merely tastes good. It’s a bonus if said food also LOOKS good. One of the first things that I remember eating that I also thought was pretty was a certain pasta … Continue reading

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