Category Archives: Pasta

Light menu – 8/3/17

Tonight we had dinner at a family-oriented Italian chain restaurant. Utah is not known for its great culinary scene and sometimes it is better to just go with something familiar. We start with a lightly dressed salad and I have … Continue reading

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Leftover fresh tomato sauce – 7/29/17

The fresh tomato sauce from a couple of night’s ago is sitting in the refrigerator and we have been out all day and I do not feel like making the planned dinner. So I decide to boil up some pasta, … Continue reading

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Fresh tomato/basil sauce – 7/26/17

I made this sauce with three pounds of our large supply of tomatoes. I blanched and peeled the tomatoes but did not de-seed them. Here is my process – Blanch, peel, and chop tomatoes Saute 1/2 onion, 1/2 tsp. pepper … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with shrimp – 7/21/17

Easy and delicious dinner tonight. While the pasta was cooking I sautéed some shrimp and onions in olive oil. Finished the dish by adding the spaghetti to the shrimp and adding some pasta water and oregano.

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Fresh tomato pasta sauce – 7/14/17

It is hot here and one thing that hot is good for is ripening tomatoes. Our daughter has been growing a lot of tomatoes in our town’s community garden. All sorts of types. She has some monster big ones, lots … Continue reading

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Vegetarian balance meal – 7/13/17

Last night I had a burger and I am not apologizing but I do need to balance out that meal calorie-wise and ecologically. So tonight we made a vegan chickpea, ditalini, and vegetable stew. I make this frequently but I … Continue reading

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Meatless Tuesday’s chickpea stew – 5/30/17

Healthy and delicious chickpea stew is one of my favorite meatless dishes. It takes a fair amount of chopping but comes together pretty quickly. If you are good at multi-tasking you can be chopping quicker cooking vegetables at the same … Continue reading

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