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Spaghetti Marinara

This recipe was excellent! We ate it ALL! My son and husband doctored theirs up with hot sauce. rating: 9.8 Spaghetti Marinara Food Network magazine, March 2017) time needed: 40 min. serves: 4 Ingredients: 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus … Continue reading

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Pasta Primavera

I checked out Oprah’s new cookbook, and this is the first recipe I tried. It was good! It was even better the second day! Don’t leave off the pine nuts, it’s so much better with them! rating: 9 Pasta Primavera … Continue reading

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Gnocchi Mac and Cheese

My son loves gnocchi, and my daughter loves mac and cheese. They both thought this dish was pretty good, and husband and I really liked it! It’s pretty simple to make and doesn’t take too long to make. Husband said … Continue reading

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Basil Pesto Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

I thought this was really good! My kids thought it was okay, and husband said it would have been better if the veggies had been softer. SIGH. rating: 8.5 Basil Pesto Pasta with Roasted Vegetables (http://www.joyfulhealthyeats.com) Ingredients: 1 lb. of … Continue reading

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Pasta with White Beans, Broccolini, and Lemon

This dish was easy to make, but I thought it was a little bland. Not sure what it needed, maybe some grated Parmesan? rating: 7 Pasta with White Beans, Broccolini, and Lemon (can’t remember which magazine this came from!) serves … Continue reading

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Broccoli-Garlic Angel Hair Pasta

This recipe really surprised me! There’s hardly anything to it, but it’s so dang good! My 10 year old loved it, husband loved it, and I loved it! It was SO much more flavorful than I thought it would be. … Continue reading

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“Chicken” Parmesan Pasta Skillet

Man, I had such high hopes for this dish. SIGH. If the pasta had cooked all the way, it would have been awesome! I cooked it for a few minutes longer than the recipe calls for, and there were still … Continue reading

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