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

Shortcut Sausage Meatballs

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I am swamped these days. With an abundance of work and a fuller than usual social calendar, there is little time to plan menus, let alone cook. As always, a well-stocked pantry is seeing me through. This lovely recipe from … Continue reading

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Pasta – L’Autunno

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I’m not sure why this is the autumn entry in the set of four seasonal pasta recipes in The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook. Maybe it’s because of the orange apricots and golden garlic which are reminiscent of the colour … Continue reading

Sautéed Sausages with Grapes and Balsamic Glazed Onions

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Sometimes you have to take a risk on a recipe and hope that the combination of flavours is going to work out. That’s this recipe. I had no idea if grapes and sausages would be a winning combination, but they … Continue reading

Chicken with Raisins and Almonds (Butter Chicken)

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I had some butter chicken a while ago and while it was very tasty, it wasn’t what I was used to. Not that that’s a bad thing at all… it’s nice to try a different take on an old favourite … Continue reading