Category Archives: Italian

Creamy Chicken and Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta – A Perfect Summer Supper

I tried this recipe for Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Pasta recently, and it was simple and very flavorful.  With just a few ingredients, it is a great weeknight dinner recipe.  As always, with my weeknight dinner recipes, I still want … Continue reading

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Zucchini Parmesan Crisps

This weekend we had a garden supper.  Some friends of ours who also like to garden and my husband and I got together for dinner and ate a meal where most of the ingredients came from one of our gardens.  … Continue reading

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Italian Sausage and Cherry Tomato Pasta Bowl

This is a fun season to cook at our house in Arizona right now.  We planted a garden in March, and the fruits of our labor are beginning to be seen.  (Actually Jeff does most of the labor – rototilling and planting, and … Continue reading

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Pesto Rolls

Have you ever noticed that some magazines describe certain recipes as weeknight recipes or weekend recipes?  I have always steered clear of weeknight recipes because I thought that meant they didn’t taste as good.  I’m not sure why I thought … Continue reading

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Orecchiette Pasta with Spinach, Kale, and Toasted Pine Nuts

Sometimes I feel like I’ve been living under a rock.  How have I never heard of orecchiette pasta until now?  Maybe because I grew up in Arizona eating tacos,  chimichangas, and salsa.  Actually, not such a bad thing.  But, I am … Continue reading

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Cozy Inside and Out

I think I’m in love.  I put on my first pair of yoga pants recently, and I can’t stop thinking about them.  About how warm they are, and how soft, and how comfortable.  I want to go back to the … Continue reading

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