Category Archives: Pasta

Four Cheese Ravioli

Pasta and cheese are pretty synonymous together, whether the cheese is sprinkled on top or stuffed inside of the pasta. So, why not kick it up a notch and use four different cheeses? The filling inside these ravioli is rich, creamy … Continue reading

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How To: Make Homemade Pasta

I’ve mentioned before that growing up, Sunday afternoons always meant spaghetti at Grandma and Grandpa’s with my Grandma’s famous sauce. Now, if you’re going to spend all day simmering spaghetti sauce, there is no way you go just throw it … Continue reading

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Pesto Chicken Stuffed Shells

It’s no secret that I love any type of pasta, and when you stuff pasta with lots of tasty components, it’s an automatic home-run in my book. While I’m normally one just to default to my favorite mariana sauce, every once … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai Noodles

My poor, poor husband. He has always been a huge lover of Chinese and Thai cuisine, yet his lovely wife would much rather have Italian. Even though I’m the one to plan our menu every week and cook almost every meal, … Continue reading

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Baked Ziti

In my opinion, there is no better comfort food than some sort of baked pasta, whether it be lasagna, manicotti, or baked ziti. Baked ziti is the easiest of these to make, as it simply requires throwing ingredients together and … Continue reading

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Petite Lasagnas

A few months ago I purchased wonton wrappers to make these wonton chicken tacos. Since the smallest pack I could find contained 100 wrappers, I had a ton of leftoever wrappers to use. I threw them in my freezer back in August, and … Continue reading

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Parmesan Orzo

I have a confession to tell all of you. In my 24 years of life, I have never tried orzo until now. I’m not exactly sure why, but it seemed like my Italian family mostly stuck to ziti or spaghetti … Continue reading

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Cheesy Tortelleni Bake

I love to grocery shop. Perhaps it is because I love to cook, or maybe just because I love to eat? Either way, I tend to go to the grocery store multiple times a week. In an attempt to cut down … Continue reading

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Macaroni and Cheese

There is not a more perfect comfort food than homemade macaroni and cheese. There is something about the ooey gooeyness of the cheese on top of mounds of pasta that makes this the perfect side dish to any meal, or … Continue reading

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Spinach and Chicken Stuffed Shells

What’s there not to love about these stuffed shells? Chicken, spinach, and three different kinds or cheese stuffed into a cute little pasta shell, and smothered in spicy tomato sauce – that is my kind of dinner! Stuffed shells are so … Continue reading

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