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Spinach and Sausage Gnocchi

Spinach and Sausage Gnocchi

This is a delicious and beautiful dish. We just served it for a normal weeknight meal, but the presentation is such that it would be good for…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2015
Advanced
2 votes
570 views
Pasta with Cauliflower and Anchovy Sauce

Pasta with Cauliflower and Anchovy Sauce

This is a wonderful, mild flavored pasta we've adapted from Marcella Hazan. I know it sounds like an odd…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jan 2011
Intermediate
5 votes
1778 views
Elegant Shrimp Scampi Pasta Lightened Up

Elegant Shrimp Scampi Pasta Lightened Up

For a romantic dinner, try this superb shrimp, sauteed in a buttery, garlic and lemon wine sauce. It doesn’t…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Feb 2012
Professional
3 votes
1370 views
Spaghetti with Baby Clams & Linguica

Spaghetti with Baby Clams & Linguica

This is a tasty pasta dish. It is quick to make and will serve four nicely. I would have used linguine…

Bob Vincent
Jan 2015
Intermediate
2 votes
699 views
Seriously Easy Lasagne with Spinach

Seriously Easy Lasagne with Spinach

I was given a version of this recipe years ago, but it called for the use of commercial pasta sauce, which I…

A.L. Wiebe
Apr 2011
Professional
2 votes
485 views
Lemon-butter Linguini with Peppery Shirmp

Lemon-butter Linguini with Peppery Shirmp

It always surprises me when black pepper is used in such quantity that it makes a dish truly spicy, since we so…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2010
Advanced
5 votes
3126 views
Kickin Chicken Riggies

Kickin Chicken Riggies

This pasta dish is native to Central NY. You can find it served in many restaurants. I am a gradualte of the Culinary Institute of America and I…

Ramona Waldecker
Sep 2010
Professional
1 vote
1293 views
Linguine with Mussels, Pancetta & Peas in Lemon-Tarragon Cream Sauce

Linguine with Mussels, Pancetta & Peas in Lemon-Tarragon Cream Sauce

This is adapted from a recipe that appeared in Cuisine At Home seven years…

Bob Vincent
Jan 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
1161 views
Zubriac (Spinach, Pasta, Cheese Casserole)

Zubriac (Spinach, Pasta, Cheese Casserole)

This is what my mom made for me for my birthday dinner when I was a kid (and still does even though I am in my…

Kelly Christensen
Sep 2014
Intermediate
2 votes
1057 views
Rotini with Swiss Chard

Rotini with Swiss Chard

Healthy and delicious, this recipe is a stand-out as a vegetarian main dish or side dish. Simple preparation and quick cooking bring this pasta…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2014
Professional
2 votes
846 views
Tomato Marinara with Garlic and Basil

Tomato Marinara with Garlic and Basil

This is a light and tasty sauce that the Roman's called "alla carrettiera". It's named for the drivers who…

Nancy Miyasaki
Aug 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
1829 views
Baked Mostaccioli And Beef

Baked Mostaccioli And Beef

Here's a classic dish taking on a new twist. By using a small amount to Italian seasoned tomato sauce and adding just a bit of cinnamon and…

Robyn Savoie
May 2014
Advanced
1 vote
1831 views
Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti

Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti

This is an old Italian recipe that I've been cooking for 30 years, and my boys and husband all love it. I got…

jeanne templeman
Nov 2008
Intermediate
6 votes
5530 views
Sicilian Eggplant & Ricotta Pasta

Sicilian Eggplant & Ricotta Pasta

This is yet another wonderful Italian recipe that I've adapted from Marcella Hazan's classic "Essentials of…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2010
Advanced
12 votes
2162 views
Simple Pasta with Spinach, Mushrooms and Tomatoes

Simple Pasta with Spinach, Mushrooms and Tomatoes

This is one of those simple recipes that are almost embarrassing to put on this website. But this was really…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
Advanced
6 votes
2076 views