Monthly Archives: April 2013

Simple recipes made even more simple

We like to take any recipe that looks interesting and make it our own.  Rachel Ray’s Quick Chicken Cacciatore looked delicious and amazing and we thought we could make it even more simple.  Instead of cooking chicken buy a rotisserie chicken or used leftover chicken.  Or instead of using the whole tomatoes, use a jarred Marinara, like Monique’s Marvelous […]

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pappardelle skillet lasagna

This is my kind of fast food, and a super simple recipe. One of our faithful customers sent in the recipe and photos for a really easy skillet lasagna using only half a bag of our wide pappardelle noodles and Monique’s Marvelous Marinara sauce.  There’s no need to take to time to sauté extra vegetables because Monique’s Marvelous Marinara […]

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asparagus carbonara

Asparagus is in season right now and it’s so good and fresh tasting.  I had to share a recent weeknight dinner pairing asparagus with Al Dente Pasta.  Enjoy!     Asparagus Carbonara 1 bag Al Dente BonaChia Fettuccine, or any other cut or flavor 1 bunch asparagus, tough part of stems snapped off 1/2 lb […]

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Spring Time Pasta

Spring just may be my favorite season. That feeling of warmth and sunshine……it almost makes going through the cold Michigan winter worth it. Here’s how Dennis and I celebrated the season last night. Warning: I didn’t measure anything so this recipe is “loose”. spring is in the air Pasta with Asparagus, Smoked Salmon and Pinenut […]

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