Tag Archives: pasta

Lean Cuisine #CulinaryChic

We all know that I can be a bit of a food snob in that I truly enjoy great meals. I relish the opportunity to visit great restaurants, sometimes spend far too much money on a meal out or ingredients … Continue reading

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Creamy Spinach-Artichoke Baked Pasta

I really don’t know when I had my first taste of spinach-artichoke dip. Does anyone really know? It’s been the go-to appetizer for restaurants for years, the typical hot appetizer for a party, and the perfect PMS food for us … Continue reading

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Capellini con Scalogno e Salvia

Wait, are you sitting down? I’m about to post. Not photos. Not a product review. But a RECIPE! A real live recipe! All excuses aside, things around here have been beyond busy. And not “busy” but kicking my butt, not … Continue reading

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Somewhat Healthier Mac & Cheese

I’m a total sucker for a good macaroni and cheese. I’m also a sucker for a “bad” macaroni and cheese. Heck, give me noodles and something that resembles cheese and I’m a happy camper. I’ve made no fewer than…well, let’s … Continue reading

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Moderno: Beautifully Simple Italian

I get a little excited around birthdays. You all know this about me, right? I tend to go a little crazy, a little overboard, and am genuinely happy to celebrate with family or friends. Family birthdays are particularly fun because … Continue reading

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