Category Archives: Pasta

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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Baby broccoli, tuna, and penne – Eat down dinner – 5/23/17

We are leaving for Utah tomorrow so we need to eat up some of these vegetables that we have in the refrigerator. Plus the herbs outside are growing rampantly and we should use one of those as well. With this … Continue reading

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“Quick” Vegetarian Pad Thai – 5/20/17

This pad Thai, adapted from a Food and Wine recipe, may be quick to cook but the prep time is not minimal. There is a lot of chopping and sauce making ahead of time. Here is the original recipe http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/quick-shrimp-pad-thaiContinue reading

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Back on track -Vegan Ditalini with vegetables – 5/17/17

As I promised to myself I am eating like a rational human being today. I told John to eat the rest of the pork and I would eat something vegetable based. We have plenty of veg hanging around in the … Continue reading

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Firecracker Fusilli – 5/16/17

We used to have a restaurant nearby called Fuzio’s that served a dish called Firecracker Fusilli. It went out of business here but I see that it is still in San Francisco and Modesto. Anyway, it was a spicy pork … Continue reading

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Meatless Tuesday – Enhanced penne with asparagus – 5/9/17

I know I need to branch out from my incessant use of asparagus and penne for my meatless meal, But I love it! I tried to jazz it up a bit by adding shallots, lemon zest, garlic, and almonds plus … Continue reading

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Penne with meat and mushroom sauce – 5/1/17

Here it is the last of the ground beef from the freezer. This incarnation has it as an ingredient in a spaghetti sauce. As usual if you want to make the dish vegetarian omit the ground beef. It is just … Continue reading

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