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Pico de Gallo

I have almost nothing in the way of tomatoes this year- my couple plants that survived the wet spring/early summer are just starting to fruit now and they are still little and green. The “real” farmers even had huge trouble this year because after the wet spring, they got the blight. Very sad. But- I […]

Stained Glass Pasta

I have another exciting recipe to share for home made pasta. This was given to me by the lovely Ruth Daniels of Once Upon a Feast and Presto Pasta Nights (of which I will participate in this week). Ruth was so sweet and emailed back and forth with me so many times when I hounded […]

Pasta Salad with Chicken Raisins and Almonds

adapted from Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food July/August 2009 one 8oz box short pasta 2 1/2 cups cooked shredded chicken 1 cup low fat plain yogurt 1/3 cup reduced fat mayo 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup coarsely chopped parsley and cilantro 2 tbsp toasted almonds, coarsely chopped 1. I used the split breast chicken I had […]

Homemade Pasta Recipe & Step by Step Photos- got it right this time!

I think I have the basic pasta recipe down now. The only mistake I made this time was dumping all the flour and eggs in the mixer at the same time. It was too much for the mixer to handle, but came out fine once I kneaded it by hand.I made a double batch using […]