Angel Hair Pasta with Tuna Sauce

To fully enjoy this dish requires a love of tuna fish. Not just any tuna but canned tuna packed in olive oil. That's where the secret to success lies. Water packed tuna is too dry and bland. It's imperative that you use a good quality oil-packed white albacore tuna. I love dishes like this where … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pasta with Bacon and Thyme

If you're anything like me you've overdosed on pumpkin desserts the last few months and are more than ready to move on. But maybe, just maybe, the pumpkin staring at you every time you open up your cupboard won't let you. If that's the case than this savory pumpkin pasta will speak to you in a … [Read more...]

Chicken Paprikash with Egg Noodles

Chicken Paprikash is a famous Hungarian classic made by braising chicken in a rich paprika broth with onions, tomatoes and green peppers. Typically served with spaetzle, little flour dumplings, here I've served it with buttered egg noodles. I substituted boneless breasts for bone-in: the zesty … [Read more...]

Lemon Ricotta Penne with Yellow Squash

This is a fast and delicious recipe for penne dressed up in a zingy lemon ricotta sauce and tossed with smoky yellow squash. It requires minimal ingredients and with fast chopping skills can be on the table in a half hour or less.Squash slices are quickly cooked under the broiler while the pasta … [Read more...]

Side Dish Showdown #2: March

I have a dazzling array of side dishes to present to you for the March Side Dish Showdown. A total of 27 sides from many different cuisines to tease, tempt and tantalize your tastebuds!Caveman from Caution: Caveman Cooking sent over his Sauteed Asian Veggies. A tasty, basic and easy recipe with … [Read more...]