Crusty Baked Shells and Cauliflower

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The Barefoot Contessa has a new cooking show on television. This makes me very happy. There are eight episodes of Ina Garten teaching us to Cook Like a Pro and I sat and watched them all, one after another, last … Continue reading

Turkish Pasta with Feta, Yogurt and Dill

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Another recipe from the Food52 Cookbook Club! I would probably not have tried unless others in the group had written about how good it was, but like everything I’ve made from Simple so far, it was delicious. The combination of … Continue reading

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