pasta

Baked Gnocchi with Arugula, Cherry Tomatoes and Bocconcini

Baked Gnocchi with Arugula, Cherry Tomatoes and Bocconcini

A quick and easy meal that's hearty and comforting. Perfect for weeknight eating, ready in about 45 minutes. You can use arugula or spinach and any type of pre-made gnocchi. [...]

April 9, 2014 Jennifer M Main Courses 13

The Classics: Beef Ragu Pasta Sauce

The Classics: Beef Ragu Pasta Sauce

A classic beef ragu pasta sauce recipe that is slow-cooked with tomatoes and spices and served over thick pasta. Uses economical stewing beef. [...]

November 7, 2013 Jennifer M Main Courses 14

Rigatoni with Pancetta and Green Onions in Vodka Sauce

Rigatoni with Pancetta and Green Onions in Vodka Sauce

A quick, easy and delicious weeknight pasta dish with pancetta and green onions in a creamy tomato vodka sauce. You can substitute bacon, in a pinch. [...]

September 9, 2013 Jennifer M Main Courses 12

Orzo with Corn, Tomatoes and Basil

Orzo with Corn, Tomatoes and Basil

A versatile dish with orzo, corn, tomatoes and basil, that can be served warm as a side dish or meatless main or enjoy cold as a salad. Great for the lunch box! [...]

September 1, 2013 Jennifer M Main Courses, Salads, Side Dishes 8

Orzo Cooked Risotto-Style with Shiitake Mushrooms and Garlic Scapes

Orzo Cooked Risotto-Style with Shiitake Mushrooms and Garlic Scapes

A delicious dish, featuring orzo pasta cooked risotto style, flavoured with Parmesan and baby arugula and topped with sauteed shitake mushrooms and garlic scapes. [...]

July 1, 2013 Jennifer M Main Courses 8

Perfect Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

Perfect Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

Quintessential comfort food, this perfect macaroni and cheese is creamy and full of cheese flavour, thanks to a combination of really great cheddars. The only macaroni and cheese I'll make from now on! [...]

January 14, 2013 Jennifer M Main Courses 20

Baked Meatballs and Tomato Sauce

Baked Meatballs and Tomato Sauce

An easy way to enjoy perfect meatballs in a rich tomato sauce, baked in the oven in your cast-iron frying pan. A great weeknight meal. [...]

November 1, 2012 Jennifer M Main Courses 4

Summer Lasagna with Tomato, Burrata and Pesto

Summer Lasagna with Tomato, Burrata and Pesto

One of the downsides of living in Muskoka is that some great ingredients are just not available. But rather than do without, I’ve just learned to adapt. Every time I take a trip to Toronto, I make a couple stops on the way home. One is to Grande Cheese (web site currently under construction), where [...]

July 13, 2011 Jennifer M Main Courses 6

Tagliatelle Pasta with Fresh Corn Pesto

Tagliatelle Pasta with Fresh Corn Pesto

A recipe for tagliatelle pasta with fresh corn pesto. Contains no dairy but rather uses corn "milk" to add creaminess to the dish. [...]

July 20, 2010 Jennifer M Main Courses 0

Arugula Goat Cheese Ravioli with Tomato Pancetta Sauce

Arugula Goat Cheese Ravioli with Tomato Pancetta Sauce

Arugula and goat cheese filled ravioli with a tomato butter and pancetta sauce. A great way to use up lots of arugula and a dish worthy of company. Make your own pasta or use pre-made. [...]

July 12, 2010 Jennifer M Main Courses 0