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School Night Spaghetti Sauce

Although I love making homemade foods, sometimes I just don’t have time. School Night Spaghetti is a quick, easy sauce that still packs a lot of flavor. Because I still want that homemade taste, I have tried to modify some … Continue reading

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Stuffed Shells

My friend Rosa Poppante, an Italian through and through, tells me that when she cooks authentic Italian food, she thinks of the Italian flag — red, white, and green. If, she says, she is missing any of the colors, she … Continue reading

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Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

For me, the words “homemade spaghetti sauce” just make me think of family and friends, and comfort. I love to make homemade spaghetti sauce on the weekends and then enjoy the leftovers throughout the week. Today, for example, I made … Continue reading

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Ric and Angela’s Pasta Fagiole

There is something very special about a recipe that has been passed down through a family. In my opinion, a nostalgic, beautifully-told story enhances the flavors in any dish, and I love this story. . My friend Angela Vandett was … Continue reading

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Ma Ma’s Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

My Ma Ma Pendry made the most incredible homemade macaroni and cheese in the world. It was always perfect. I can remember watching my grandmother carefully stir the Velveeta into the macaroni and ask me to stir it until the … Continue reading

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Garlic Linguine with Broccoli

This pasta dish goes well as a side dish with chicken or pork and is great for a week night when time is an issue. Although it is easy and quick to make, it tastes like a restaurant side. I … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Alla Carbonara

When Ali Siverly asked us to dinner tonight for her grandfather’s Spaghetti Alla Carbonara, I couldn’t wait. There is nothing I like more than an authentic recipe, a good glass of wine, and a nostalgic story. Tonight, as we dined … Continue reading

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Lakeside Lasagna

My mother always made wonderful lasagna. I can remember looking forward to having her lasagna. The house would smell so wonderful, and she would make big salads and garlic bread. This is a flavorful variation of my mother’s lasagna. I … Continue reading

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Heather’s Shrimp Pasta

This is one of my family’s favorite recipes. It is great for a nice dinner party or even for a casual night at home, but what makes this recipe even better is that the leftovers are even delicious cold. Tonight, … Continue reading

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