Category Archives: Pasta

Tagliatelle with Fresh Chanterelles & Pancetta

The chanterelle season seems longer this year and my local Coscto has had boxes and boxes of them for the past 6 weeks – picked then shipped from the wildest wilds of Oregon. I’m not complaining but I am running … Continue reading

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Recipe – Pasta with Shrimp, Lemon & Beet Greens

I can’t count the number of times that I’ve discarded beet greens because they looked like they barely survived a hurricane but when fresh and perky, they’re earthily sweet and delicious. I particularly love those golden beets that come in … Continue reading

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Recipe – Spaghetti with Clams

Living so far from any coastline, I’m naturally nervous about buying fresh clams, just in case they aren’t. Wild-caught, canned baby clams on the other hand, are risk-free and work wonderfully well when combine with bottled clam juice. Add a … Continue reading

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Recipe – Baked Orzo with Shrimp, Saffron, Lemon & Tomatoes

I’m always on the lookout for new ways to serve shrimp and this lovely baked pasta dish delivers bright, fresh flavors. Positively bulging with big, fat juicy shrimp and topped with tangy feta cheese, this is a lively, fragrant, satisfying … Continue reading

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Recipe – Truffled Lobster Mac ‘n Cheese

Looking for something really luxurious to serve on New Year’s Eve that doesn’t involve hours of prep? This is my easy version of lobster mac ‘n cheese using ready cooked chunks of lobster and *lobster juice  – and it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Recipe – Tagliatelle with Oven Roasted Baby Tomatoes, Basil & Goat Cheese

Baby tomatoes roasted with garlic, olive oil and a splash of balsamic vinegar create an intensely delicious sauce for pasta in just 20 minutes. Roast tomatoes are also fabulous served with grilled lamb. I like it served over fresh tagliatelle, … Continue reading

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Recipe – Pasta with Porcini Mushrooms & Tomato

We haven’t had a great mushrooming year so far, partly due to lack of rain and too many wildfires. Luckily, past years yielded so much that I still have several jars of dried porcini, so with the first chilly morning … Continue reading

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