Tag: pasta

12
Oct
2009

Roasted Winter Squash Pasta

So I had this scheme to make pasta with the flesh from some autumn squash. It turned out pretty good, though I’m not sure if it was worth the trouble. In the end, I couldn’t really detect any flavor difference,…

31
May
2009

Tom’s “da bomb” Alfredo

“Hey why don’t you put MY recipe on your site instead of just listing me as ‘my “other” brother?’  The homemade pasta thing is da bomb and this sauce makes it that much better..it’s basically your sauce with a few changes. …

13
Apr
2008

Sunday Supper : Stovetop Spring Gratin

1½c orrachetti or capelletti ½ package frozen vegetables (spinach, asparagus, edamame, broccoli) 4oz diced cooked ham chopped leeks 2T butter 1T dijon mustard ½t dried thyme salt & pepper ¼c cream 4oz shredded cheese (I used jack) So I start…

16
Mar
2008

Chicken Braciole with Pasta

I thought this recipe up on the way to the grocery store, as a fall back if nothing else looked appealing. I think I need to work more on the execution, but it had good flavor. I was lazy and…

03
Mar
2008

Broccoli and Orachetti

Although this recipe would probably work fine with any shape pasta, there’s something about orachetti that I just can’t get enough of… maybe it’s the way the tiny little cups grab onto the sauce. Anyway, I sort of slapped this…

16
Feb
2008

Spaghetti Carbonara

Two recipes, very different techniques; similar but subtle flavor differences. I’ve had mixed results with the second version, but the vinegar adds an interesting tone. Quick & Dirty 1lb spaghetti 8 slices bacon, diced (8oz) 1T olive oil 3 eggs,…

09
Feb
2008

Baked Manicotti

I’m trying a recipe for Baked Manicotti from America’s Test Kitchen. Instead of the premade manicotti tubes, they suggest using softened no-boil lasagna noodles. You soak them in hot water for 5 or 10 minutes to make them pliable, and…