Archive For The “Italian” Category

Make Ahead Lasagna

Make Ahead Lasagna

Inspired by Jane Doiron’s book, Make Ahead Meals for Busy Moms, I have been trying to be more organized and cook something ahead of time so that I’m not always so harried to get dinner on the table during the week. Some of the tips on the book are really helpful and I have started…

Print Friendly
Easy Carbonara

Easy Carbonara

An easy and quick pasta dish is a staple in a pasta loving house like ours and nothing could be easier nor more comforting than pasta carbonara. You can have a bowlful in the length of time it takes for water to boil and pasta to cook. My daughter wanted spaghetti last week but I…

Print Friendly
Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera

There is nothing that says spring than fresh vegetables and what better way to welcome spring than a huge bowl of Pasta Primavera which simply means pasta with vegetables. From Essential Pasta Cookbook , this is what we had one night when The Clone was again begging for her favorite spaghetti. Since she was the…

Print Friendly
Lasagne of Emilia-Romagna (Lasagne Verdi al Forno)

Lasagne of Emilia-Romagna (Lasagne Verdi al Forno)

The Daring Bakers have a new home in the Daring Kitchen! If you hadn’t heard of the daring bakers before, come visit with other cooks in the newly opened Daring Kitchen and participate in the monthly cooking and baking events that will be sure to challenge you and stretch your imagination. The March 2009 challenge…

Print Friendly
Basil Salmon & Pasta

Basil Salmon & Pasta

I am still not up to cooking much. We have just been cooking old standbys like soups…lots of soups. It has been wickedly cold, but I am not going to complain because I know plenty others who are having a much harsher winter than we are. While going through my saved drafts, I realized that…

Print Friendly
Pasta with Broccoli and Lemon Sauce

Pasta with Broccoli and Lemon Sauce

I have one child who is a pasta addict and hates fish. Can you guess who it is? Yes, the Clone. The girl can eat spaghetti everyday. So just for a change because even I get tired of cooking the tomato sauce variety sometimes, we decided to try this recipe (Zucchini Carbonara) from Good Cooking…

Print Friendly
Saffron Tiramisu

Saffron Tiramisu

Ever since my sisterO gifted me with a potful of saffron and given my love of tiramisu, I had been fantasizing about Rowena’s Tiramisu allo Zafferano. I’m actually starting on a new quest of trying out all the versions of tiramisu there is. I found out recently that the ubiquitous ice box cake in the…

Print Friendly
Baked Rigatoni

Baked Rigatoni

Olive Oil 2 lbs. ground beef 1 med. jar spaghetti sauce with roasted garlic 1 (28-30 oz. cans) can tomato sauce 1 (28-30 oz. cans) can diced tomatoes Pinch of dried oregano Pinch of dried parsley Pinch of dried basil Pinch of salt, plus additional salt for pasta water Pinch of pepper 1 med. onion,…

Print Friendly
Go Top Blog Widget by LinkWithin