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Pretty in Pink Pasta – Fettuccine with Beet, Smoked Salmon, and Feta

This fantastic pink pasta dish is a wonderful special occasion treat. Serve it to your Valentine or try it as an elegant first course for a dinner party. Or you could just make it on a Tuesday to cheer yourself … Continue reading

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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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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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Green Eggs and Ham Lasagne

Sam-I-am likes this gooey, cheesy Green Eggs and Ham Lasagne. Try it, try it, and you will see! ‘I do not like them Sam-I-am, I do not like green eggs and ham.’ Dr. Seuss’s poor, beleaguered creature cannot rid himself 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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Creamy Pasta with Garlic, Asparagus and Beef – Dinner in 10 Minutes

Tonight it was just Andreas and me home, and when I asked him what he wanted for supper, he answered Pasta, of course. Do you need to ask? You know that’s what I always want.  That’s what the kids always … Continue reading

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