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Pasta with Spinach, Ricotta, Ham

Pasta with Spinach, Ricotta, Ham

This is one of our family staples. It is healthy and delicious! Two of our kids say it is their favorite…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2008
Advanced
10 votes
14485 views
Simple Pasta with Garlic & Olive Oil

Simple Pasta with Garlic & Olive Oil

This is a classic recipe that is so simple to make but always delicious. You can serve this as a side dish to…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2012
Advanced
11 votes
7426 views
Tortellini with peas and pancetta

Tortellini with peas and pancetta

Light meal ideal for summer, full of delicious pancetta flavor and clean, green taste of peas.

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Aug 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
75 views
Lasagna with Turkey Sausage from Barefoot Contessa

Lasagna with Turkey Sausage from Barefoot Contessa

Delicious and easy to make

Kelly Christensen
Mar 2012
Intermediate
2 votes
2306 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
1740 views
Tuscan shrimp marinara with chickpea pasta

Tuscan shrimp marinara with chickpea pasta

This is a great Tuscan recipe adapted from the Flavors of Tuscan cookbook by Maxine Clark. Maxine recommends…

John Spottiswood
Jun 2009
Advanced
3 votes
12672 views
Braised Beef & Tortellini with Marsala Wine Sauce

Braised Beef & Tortellini with Marsala Wine Sauce

I had this same meal at Olive Garden and had to come home and find a similiar recipe- I found a recipe that was…

Katie J.
Mar 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
8278 views
Creamy Broccoli, Chicken and Pasta

Creamy Broccoli, Chicken and Pasta

Here’s a variation of an earlier recipe using zucchini and ham I posted (see Useful Links below the recipe),…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2013
Professional
3 votes
2376 views
Pasta with Sauteed Vegetables, Olive Oil & Tomato Sauce

Pasta with Sauteed Vegetables, Olive Oil & Tomato Sauce

Simple and truly delicious. If you like tasty, fresh, and healthy food, this is likely to become a staple for…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2008
Advanced
5 votes
18597 views
Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Our good friend Linda Hansen saved this top recipe from the SF Chronicle in 2004 and it has become one of her…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
10 votes
1356 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
991 views
Skinny and Sensational, Thai Chicken and Peanut Noodles

Skinny and Sensational, Thai Chicken and Peanut Noodles

I love any kind of Asian noodle dish, especially a Thai one that includes peanut butter. Good news too: Peanut…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Aug 2012
Professional
1 vote
1197 views
Pasta Shells in white sauce with sausage, mushrooms and peas!

Pasta Shells in white sauce with sausage, mushrooms and peas!

I'm a big fan of Italian food and Pasta tops my list! I had this packet of shell pasta and wanted to make…

Manju Nair
Jul 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
2685 views
Super Easy Alfredo Sauce

Super Easy Alfredo Sauce

We ran across this recipe and loved how simple and easy it was to prepare. It also came out so delicious!

Madi Moreno de Arjona
Aug 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
3529 views
Vegetable 'Israeli' COUSCOUS risotto

Vegetable 'Israeli' COUSCOUS risotto

Moist Semolina meets water to roll out these precious, rugged pasta pearls into a 'Risotto'. Your menu can…

Foodessa
Jan 2012
Advanced
1 vote
679 views