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

Orecchiette with Spring Peas, Pancetta and Pea Shoots

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Microgreens: Those colourful little leafy bits that are used by chefs to garnish your plate in restaurants. I’m happy to have found a place to buy these tasty leaves to use in my home-cooked meals. Not as garnishes, but as … 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