Category Archives: Pasta

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Pasta, pancetta, garlic, Italian cheeses, and white wine. Let’s call this STOP PAYING A TON OF MONEY TO GO OUT FOR GOOD PASTA! And forget about good pasta, we’re making great pasta. Great pasta dishes start with great pasta though. I often make my own, but spaghetti and I don’t get along that well fresh. With the attachment that I ...

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Sweet Sausage, Pancetta, and Fennel Pasta

Sweet Sausage, Pancetta, and Fennel Pasta

I wanted something different for a change, and I wanted to finally try out cooking with fennel. On top of those two things, with Oliver still being sick and taking some medicine that’s pretty harsh on his stomach, I needed to make something that he would eat a lot of. It seems like a pretty tall order right? I think ...

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Shrimp and Penne Rosé Bake

Shrimp and Penne Rosé Bake

This one is a fantastic blend of garlicky shrimp with a bit of kick, flavorful tomatoes, and a hit of cream. Did I forget to mention cheese? Oh yeah, there’s some of that too. Seriously, I couldn’t go wrong last night.  Read more...

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Rice and Pasta Pilaf

Rice and Pasta Pilaf

Now, first off, the recipe is supposed to be made with Orzo pasta, but for the life of me I couldn’t find it in any of the four grocery stores available to me up here. I’ll have to head to the city one day and stock up. That said, it’s still absolutely delicious made with spaghetti broken into little pieces. ...

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Stuffed Shells

Stuffed Shells

I’ve been making these for a long time, but have finally tweaked them to the point that Bo both and I love them. Please understand that this is quite the feat, especially in a cheesy dish. A second great thing about this, the recipe is big enough to make 8 servings, which means that I bake half of it right ...

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Roasted Butternut Squash Ravioli

Roasted Butternut Squash Ravioli

I decided that I had to make this at home because I never get to order it out any more. When I was working, my boss used to take us out to Milestones for work lunches once in a while, and I would always order the butternut squash ravioli. The problem with not working is that Bo hates Milestones, so ...

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