Category Archives: Pasta

Crayfish Pasta (via Lavender and Lime)

If you take a look at the photograph of me that I used for Project Food Blog, you will see I am sitting on the boat, with a bucket of crayfish. The week after we got married, Dave and I … Continue reading

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Rustic Bolognese with Roasted Sausage, Mushrooms, & Onions

Every time I make a Bolognese I do something different. Sometimes it’s just the availability of ingredients that cause me to change the recipe. Sometimes I just want to try a different twist or measure the  ingredients differently. In the end I am … Continue reading

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Chicken & Wild Mushroom Risotto with Roasted Shallots & Garlic

It was a funny catalyst that made me try my first mushroom. As a child and young boy I never desired to try any mushrooms at all. Especially the wild mushrooms that my grandfather would pick along the road and … Continue reading

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Linguine & Pesto With Rock Shrimp & Roasted Garlic

There used to be a great restaurant in the Shady Side district of Pittsburgh called Pasta Piatta. Some of the best Pastas that I have eaten in the United States were eaten there. They had a fantastic Linguine and Red Clam … Continue reading

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Bolognese with Button and Wild Mushrooms

Have you ever wanted a nice Bolognese and the store bought crap is just mediocre at best? Or perhaps those lack luster jars of store bought sauce are just that, “Lack Luster.” At any rate this recipe is the perfect … Continue reading

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