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

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

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