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Orecchiette with Sausage, Broccoli Rabe and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Orecchiette with Sausage, Broccoli Rabe and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

I was hesitant to post this only because I’ve been hard on myself about the quality of the photos. For some reason I couldn’t get the lighting to work out that day. The shadows were too harsh and the colors too saturated because of the […]

Beef Ragu with Pappardelle Pasta

Beef Ragu with Pappardelle Pasta

I’ve meant to make this dish for years now, but since we live in Georgia, and Georgia’s quite hot, I can’t bring myself to have the stove on for 5 hours simmering a sauce. Now that it was a crisp 50 degrees this morning, I […]

Pasta with Clam Sauce

Pasta with Clam Sauce

I wanted to make a pasta without tomato sauce for once, but with fresh tomatoes instead. I also wanted to try putting some fresh herbs in the sauce from our garden (yes, after 31 years I finally have a garden). I used rosemary, thyme and […]

Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes

Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes

Instead of making the usual Caprese salad by layering fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and basil together, I decided to try something different. I scooped out the tomato guts, sauteed them with garlic, olive oil and basil. I then removed the guts from the heat and added […]

Phyllo appetizers with minced beef, onions and tomatoes

Phyllo appetizers with minced beef, onions and tomatoes

Tired of making the same old appetizers? I know, really cheesy starting sentence 😛 But try something simple like these appetizers made with Phyllo dough filled with minced beef, onions and tomatoes! The seasoning packet is courtesy of the people of Amazing Taste! Check out […]

Stuffed Tomatoes

Stuffed Tomatoes

These roasted tomatoes stuffed with cheesy rice, peppers and sausage were as good as they look. I figured I’d make a non-vegetarian dish for once, since it almost looked like I was eating too healthy lately. I had some spicy Italian sausage in the freezer, […]