Tag: pasta

Saturday Evening Pasta: Shrimp Stir-Fry with Pumpkin Noodles

At this time of year, it’s always tempting to run just one more errand, stop at just one more store to find just one more little gift or decoration. But today was a snowy day, best spent at home off of the roads. It was a pajama day, a perfect day to focus on home ...

Saturday Evening Pasta: Carbonara

Now that the thought of food does not turn my stomach inside out, and I can consume more than three bites and three sips at a time, I can get back to cooking. There has been some bacon in the fridge for a while, and allowing bacon to go bad and be thrown away is ...

Saturday Evening Pasta-Comfort Food Sunday Double Feature: Spaghetti and Meatballs-The Family You Choose

When I am looking for something that will comfort me while I am cooking it, as well as while I’m eating it, my go-to choice is usually Italian food. I am not Italian, and I did not grow up eating much Italian food, but I have learned to cook a variety of cuisines, and Italian is my favorite ...

Saturday Evening Pasta: Turkey Tetrazzini

I had two turkey thighs in the refrigerator that didn’t make it into our tiny turkey dinner, so I roasted them and made Turkey Tetrazzini. Turkey Tetrazzini is a classic post-Thanksgiving casserole, and I discovered there are an astonishing number of recipes for it online. Some credit chef Auguste Escoffier with its creation, others credit ...

Saturday Evening Pasta

I made pasta this afternoon. It’s just two ingredients, all-purpose flour and eggs, and that’s a good thing because I have been having a tough time planning and shopping for meals the last few days, but I always have eggs and flour, and I have a pasta roller, but you don’t need one to make your ...

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Plenty of Bacon, But No Grief Here!!

It may be that Food Network has tapped into the collective subconscious of the food world with their recent Bacon magazine issue. As I perused my Twitter feed today I discovered this link to the James Beard Foundation’s website: http://www.jamesbeard.org/blog/bacon-takes-center-stage There you will find links to recipes that raise bacon to decadent heights, like Bacon ...