Category Archives: Pasta

Mushroom Hunting: Pasta with Morel Mushrooms in a Delicate Cream Sauce

Pasta with Morel Mushrooms – If you’re lucky enough to get your hands on some wild morel mushrooms you’ll wow your guests with this delicate, creamy pasta dish. It’s a rare spring treat. I’ve become a mushroom-picking maniac, thanks to … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Pasta and Sausage Skillet Supper

There’s nothing easier than a one-dish sausage skillet supper loaded with pasta, ground beef, and tomato sauce for a quick and delicious weeknight meal. Cooking with Meredith Dinner on the table in 30 minutes? Check Protein, carb, and veg? Check … Continue reading

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How to Make Authentic Pad Thai (Phat Thai Sai Khai)

Authentic Pad Thai is a flavour-packed fried noodle dish. Once you’ve collected the ingredients and mastered the simple technique for making this popular street food from Thailand, you’ll be whipping it up for a quick meal or for delighting your … Continue reading

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Big Batch Meat Sauce – Serve Some Tonight and Freeze the Rest

Make up a big pot of bold, hearty meat sauce to satisfy the hungriest appetites – a wonderful recipe to have in your cooking repertoire. This recipe makes enough to serve a crowd or to freeze ahead in batches for … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids | Simple Marinara Sauce with Spaghetti Spiders

Everyone needs a recipe for a simple, flavourful marinara sauce in their repertoire. Serve it with these fun spaghetti spiders and kids will love to help cook it and eat it! Cooking with Meredith Meredith’s nickname for the two of … Continue reading

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Macaroni Salad with Two Dressings

Nothing beats a traditional macaroni salad for your summer picnic or barbecue. Customize it with your favourite veggies and dressing to please all appetites. I won! I won! I won! Well, I didn’t really win, but I did win second … Continue reading

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Deluxe Crustless Pizza-ghetti Pie

A bowl of spaghetti, a crustless pizza, and a savoury quiche, all in one hearty dish! We are a pasta lovin’ family. No matter when I asked our kids what they wanted for dinner when they were growing up, the … Continue reading

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Minted Green Pea Hummus, Tartines, and Pasta

The Canadian Food Experience Project (May, 2014) Minted green pea hummus is a delicious and time saving recipe as this one recipe can be served three ways: as a dip, as a spread for tartines and as a pasta sauce … Continue reading

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Spaghetti ‘Herbonara’ and a Garden of Greens in the Middle of Winter

When I left the house yesterday morning the mercury was plummeting, snow was swirling thickly, and the roads were threatening to get icy. Our little ‘Spring Interlude’ had headed south. Oh, well. It was nice while it lasted. Sigh . … Continue reading

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Pasta Sauce with Sardines and Capers

  Sardines? Yes – sardines! Before you go ‘yeccchhh’ and click away, let me tell you that the sardines in this pasta sauce are nothing like what you remember in childhood, or what you think sardines might taste like (in … Continue reading

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