Fried Zucchini & Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Fried Zucchini & Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Chef Ottolenghi is my new hero. A food genius with the innate ability to take any vegetable and make it shine in exciting and inventive ways you would never dream possible. Ways that inspire. Not to mention he makes a mean dessert. This is an adaptation of his fried zucchini salad, a pasta salad he… 

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Poppy Seed Pasta Salad

Poppy Seed Pasta Salad

When it’s treacherously hot, slaving over the stove or grill to put a meal on the table is the last  thing anyone wants to do. That’s where the quintessential summertime favorite known as pasta salad enters the equation. There’s something appealing about having a giant bowl of cold pasta salad sitting in your refrigerator. It… 

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Baked Three Cheese Lemon Pepper Pasta

Three Cheese Lemon Pepper Pasta

I have a new love in my life. You might know him. He goes by the name Lemon Pepper. Not the fake imposter. The one premixed in a plastic shaker at the market. I’m talking the real deal. As in fresh lemon meet my pepper mill.

Chickpea and Feta Pasta Salad

Chickpea-Feta-Pasta-Salad

A pasta salad full of all that is right in this world! With feta cheese, chickpeas, capers, roasted red peppers, zucchini, fresh herbs and a light and lemony dressing…this one is for the haters. You know who you are. When you hear pasta salad you think of that gloppy, sour stuff you had growing up…. 

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Meatballs in Spicy Red Pepper Sauce with Cannellini Beans

Meatballs in Spicy Red Pepper Sauce

Mini-sized meatballs in a zesty, vibrant red pepper sauce with cannellini beans and whole-grain penne pasta. Because sometimes even I, pasta lover that I am, get tired of traditional red sauce. This is a nice variation from the norm. And every bit as comforting!