pasta

a spring time pasta saladMemorial day pasta salad with cucumber and peas

Last week I got a last minute shout out to celebrate a friend’s birthday on her beautiful screened porch. It was going to be a wonderfully warm evening so decided I should whip up a quick pasta salad. Since I always have peas in my freezer, pasta in my pantry and usually at least one …

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Pasta with Brie from the Silver Palate CookbookPâtes au Brie du livre de cuisine Silver Palate

  This is a great recipe to try before summer is over.  It starts with fresh ultra-ripe tomatoes, basil, garlic, and olive oil that marinates at room temp all day.  When it’s almost time for dinner the fresh tomato sauce is ready to toss with brie, triple cream brie if you can find it, and fresh hot …

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Maltagliati

Maltagliati pasta is a pasta which is made from scraps or roughly shaped pieces left over after other pastas have been made.   Luckily, you can substitute pappardelle instead.  Or, you could also combine the scrapes from your unfinished bags of Al Dente Pasta.  They all cook in just 3 minutes.  This pasta recipe is based …

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