Pasta

“Stand in the place where you were…”

Posted on Aug 16th, 2012

I was listening to some old R.E.M. while baking bread, and when this song popped up, it made me think about the video, which I hadn't seen in years.…

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“Take the skinheads bowling, take them bowling…”

Posted on Nov 4th, 2012

I went bowling Friday afternoon for the first time in a couple years. Every year the bank sponsors a team for the Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon, and…

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“The vanity formed by beauty lies, you know it’s a crime…”

Posted on Nov 30th, 2012

I've been in a bit of a funk for the past week or so. I have to say, it just amazes me the lack of filters people have regarding what's appropriate…

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Arugula & Bacon Pasta Salad

Posted on Apr 9th, 2013

I spent today in a depressed funk. We've got horrible winter weather for basically the rest of the week (and since when did they start naming winter…

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Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese

Posted on Feb 14th, 2013

Nothing quite says "I love you," or "Happy Valentine's Day!" like Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese. While we decided that no, we're not going to go…

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Cheesy Baked Rotini

Posted on Nov 10th, 2015

This post is brought to you by Ragu and Influenster I don't often by jarred pasta sauces. I know they're huge time-savers, and for awhile, when I…

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Chicken Bacon Orzo

Posted on May 23rd, 2013

For the past few nights, Jay has been very kindly offering to take me to Buffalo Wild Wings for dinner, and believe it or not, I've been refusing.…

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Chicken in Lemon Cream

Posted on Jul 7th, 2015

When I visited the Carrot Seed Kitchen Co. a few weeks ago, I not only picked up my new ice cream container, but I bought some pasta too. Local…

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Cincinnati Chili Mac

Cincinnati Chili Mac

Posted on Jul 5th, 2016

Cincinnati Chili Mac is a slight twist on the typical 3-Way. Add beans and white onions for a 4-or-5-Way! By now, my long-time readers know, when…

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Creamy Hamburger Noodle Casserole

Posted on Nov 26th, 2012

Growing up, we never had things like Hamburger Helper or Tuna Mac. More often than not, my mom or dad would cook something mostly from scratch,…

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Fried Gnocchi with Sausage and Tomatoes

Posted on May 26th, 2013

I had a lot of plans for this weekend. I thought up things I wanted to bake, recipes I wanted to try...And around midnight on Friday, we were awoken…

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Fried Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce

Posted on Sep 14th, 2013

It's been a long, rough week. The bambino and one of his kindergarten friends are already having some issues with a troublemaker in their class. The…

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Lemon Parmesan Chicken

Posted on Dec 18th, 2012

I had a bit of excitement over the weekend...I was interviewed by someone from The Brookings Register regarding the blog, and the article was in…

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Lighter Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2013

So...It's been awhile, eh? It's been somewhat of a crazy week work-wise, and I've been rather tired. And I've been busy. I did a cupcake job for a…

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Pantry Pasta and the Weekend

Posted on Sep 28th, 2012

It's been one of those weeks that kind of got away from me. And this weekend is going to be a busy one. I'm having an open house next Thursday right…

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Pasta Filetto Di Pomodoro

Posted on Dec 30th, 2012

I've had my copy of the Rao's Cookbook for years. My mom had somehow gotten a copy of it, and was going to give it to one of my uncles for Christmas…

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Pasta Salad with Roasted Chicken

Posted on May 25th, 2015

I haven't been feeling it with blogging lately. I've been blaming it on the weather--It's been grey and rainy for what feels like weeks now. I know…

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Pasta with Butter and Parmesan

Posted on May 2nd, 2014

This has been such a long week. Up until today, it's been chilly and raining and all-around dismal. Everyone's been a little "off" and sleepy-crabby.…

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Ravenous for Ravioli

Posted on Oct 16th, 2012

I don't know why, but every time I type "ravioli," I want to type it "raviolo." Maybe it's because I never learned to type properly. I wasn't…

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Spaghetti Pie

Posted on Aug 28th, 2013

Over the weekend, Jay requested Chicken Parmesan. It was hotter than Hades (still is), but I made it anyway. We had far too much pasta left, though,…

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Stovetop Comfort Food

Posted on Sep 19th, 2012

It's been rather autumn-like the past couple days, which I love (but also hate because I know that means winter is on its way), because immediately…

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Sunday’s Supper: Chicken, Pasta, Beans and Brownies

Posted on Aug 12th, 2012

In light of the fact that a stupid disc in my stupid spine is pushing on my stupid spinal cord and making it impossible for me to do any real…

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Tubetti with Toasted Breadcrumbs

Posted on Jun 13th, 2013

The weather today was absolutely gorgeous. I walked home for lunch this afternoon and walked home from work, so Jay could take the bambino up to the…

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