Rotini, Fresh Basil, Pine Nut and Cheese Casserole

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Hello! It’s been a while. I took a break, but now I’m back. Let’s see if I still remember how to do this. I was interested in this recipe because it has a few different-than-usual ingredients: Havarti cheese and pine … Continue reading

Fast and Easy Pasta With Blistered Cherry Tomato Sauce

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Made with seasonal tomatoes and fresh, home-grown basil and always-on-hand pasta and garlic, this is perfect for my busy schedule. This recipe is fast and easy AND tasty. I’m going to remember this for not-tomato season too, because cherry tomatoes … Continue reading

Homemade Tomato Ketchup

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Why on earth would anyone bother making their own ketchup? That is the question that Jamie Oliver asks in the introduction to the recipe in his lovely book, Jamie At Home. He calls it a ‘treat’ to be able to … Continue reading

One-Pan Pasta

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Everybody knows the way to cook pasta is to put it in a large pot of boiling, salted water, stir the pasta so it doesn’t stick, and continue on like that until the pasta is done. Checking the package instructions … Continue reading