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Category: Pastas

Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup

I love an Italian Wedding! II have to admit that I’m a little biased – Pete and I had our wedding ceremony in Italy. The day was beautifully sunny. It was also extremely hot (42ºC) and I have to say that soup was the last thing […]

Spring Asparagus and Mushroom Fettuccine

Spring Asparagus and Mushroom Fettuccine

Today is Memorial Day in the United States and Monday of the American long weekend (enjoy your day off, my American friends!). While May long weekends often mean that our thoughts turn to summer, I want to take advantage of the fact we’re still in […]

Dinner for One – Fast and Fresh

Dinner for One – Fast and Fresh

Solo eating! There are a lot of days when I come home from work and it’s only me and Miss Corona. Pete is in Calgary and I’m not out with friends for dinner every night. Usually, there are leftovers in my fridge as I normally […]

Pasta e Ceci (Chickpea Pasta)

Pasta e Ceci (Chickpea Pasta)

I’m sick of winter. I hate cold weather. Nothing is worse than when the weather is horrid outside and you don’t want to leave your house, but you still have to make dinner. Ugh! This Italian recipe is great for a cold winter day. It’s […]

Red Lentil Ragu

Red Lentil Ragu

Happy New Year! Welcome, 2017! Hello from post number 100! After the holiday season of non-stop eating and drinking, I’m sure that I’m not alone in wanting to put some lighter-calorie meals on the menu! Italians are extremely passionate about their food. It’s one of the […]

Student “Stroganoff”

Student “Stroganoff”

I spend a bit of time on planes going back and forth between Toronto and Calgary to see Pete and Toronto and Italy to see the house. There are times when I come home and there is nothing in the fridge. This is one of […]

Rigatoni all’Amatriciana

Rigatoni all’Amatriciana

  Pete loves cycling. He had finished a 115 km bike ride. It was day one completed of the two-day (230 km) Alberta Ride to Conquer Cancer. Besides being tired, he was in the mood for some carbo-loading pasta for dinner. Since it had been what […]