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Easy Family Recipes: Creamy Baked Ziti

May 28, 2010
Easy Family Recipes: Creamy Baked Ziti

You can’t really go wrong with warm pasta, sauce, and cheese, but making a pseudo-cream-based sauce for this dish made it even better.  I served it with Simple Italian Meatballs, and my boys went nuts over it.  This is an easy family recipe using ingredients you probably already have on hand.  Oh, and as...
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Easy Family Recipes: Tuscan Penne With Cannellinis and Rosemary

May 10, 2010
Easy Family Recipes: Tuscan Penne With Cannellinis and Rosemary

I serve a lot of pasta because it’s so easy.  This is a simple, quick recipe for when you don’t have a lot of ingredients on hand.  The rosemary cooks down to almost nothing, leaving behind only its wonderful aroma and taste, and the creamy texture of the cannellini beans balances the flavors of...
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Home Cooking Recipes: Italian Sausage with Penne and Cabbage

April 18, 2010
Home Cooking Recipes: Italian Sausage with Penne and Cabbage

This was inspired by a dish served at a restaurant in our area, and I think substituting the cabbage for green peas turned out beautifully.  The best part was that Hayden cleaned his plate and ate it again for lunch today.  This will be one of my go-to home cooking recipes.  Mmm… 3/4 lb...
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Quick Family Recipes: Easy Bowties with Sauce

April 2, 2010
Quick Family Recipes: Easy Bowties with Sauce

I wasn’t able to get a picture of this dish because Hayden was eating it up so quickly!  As soon as I gave seconds, he was asking, “Can I have some more pasta, please, Mommy?”  Oh, if only every meal went over this well! 2 cloves garlic, crushed or minced 1 tbs olive oil...
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Easy Family Recipes: Classic Italian Meat Sauce

February 12, 2010
Easy Family Recipes: Classic Italian Meat Sauce

Lately, Hayden has been more into meat- especially if he doesn’t have to work very hard to chew it.  This meat sauce is packed with protein, iron, and lycopene.  Serve it over your kids’ favorite pasta shape. 2 lb ground beef 1 yellow onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, crushed or minced 1 tbs...
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