Category Archives: Pasta

Baked Macaroni and Mushrooms - macaroni and deeply browned mushrooms baked in a creamy béchamel sauce. Wonderful comfort food. | From @tasteLUVnourish on

Baked Macaroni and Mushrooms

Something happens the moment I twist open a bottle of a spice or an herb and the fragrance hits my nose.  I’m taken back to my Mom’s kitchen where the child version of myself lingers as she cooks.  I can almost taste the food on my tongue.  This is what makes cooking so compelling. The… continue reading »

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Bolognese Sauce - pure and authentic comfort food with a light twist | @tasteLUVnourish

Bolognese Sauce

Every once in a while, I get this nagging craving. It involves pasta, a hearty Bolognese and a glass of wine. If it’s a Sunday morning and there’s a chill in the air, that’s an added plus. I love to prepare this sauce on those lazy days where it can simmer slowly on the stove… continue reading »

Spaghetti with Escarole White Bean & Tomato ~ Food Bloggers Against Hunger

So much of my time is focused on food. What will I make next? What ingredients are in season? What goes well with this or that? I don’t ask, “Will I be able to eat today?” or even more importantly, “Will I be able to feed my children today, tomorrow, or the next day?” I’m… continue reading »

Shrimp and Spinach Orecchiette

Shrimp and Spinach Orecchiette The other night I was feeling overwhelmed thinking about dinner. I had been in the kitchen all day, but none of what I had cooked or baked was going to pass for “dinner.” As I rummaged through the kitchen, it came to me. Shrimp out of the freezer + pasta from… continue reading »