Tag Archives: Pasta

Meaty spaghetti sauce!

As an affectionado of all things pasta, I happen to really enjoy a heaping plate of spaghetti onto which has been piled a meat sauce of my own design. Recipe: 1 14.5 oz can of generic petite diced tomatoes (411 … Continue reading

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Cincinnati chili on a cool rainy day!

It’s not uncommon, during the month of March, to see cool and rainy weather arriving at my adobe located in southwest Missouri. In my mind, that’s always been a perfect opportunity to cook up a hot steaming batch of chili! … Continue reading

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Fettuccine Alfredo. The real story!

Fettuccine Alfredo or fettuccine al burro is a pasta dish made from fettuccine tossed with Parmesan cheese and butter. As the cheese melts, it emulsifies the liquids to form a smooth and rich sauce coating on the pasta. That’s what … Continue reading

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A pasta beef stir fry! Can you even do that? Can you successfully mix pasta with a beef stir fry? Sure, why not! That was what was on my mind one Sunday morning, in June, while I searched for something … Continue reading

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Easy Marinara spaghetti sauce!

Marinara (re: mariner’s) sauce is a southern Italian tomato sauce usually made with tomatoes, garlic, herbs, and onions, and there isn’t one of those ingredients that I have a problem with. In this authentic recipe, I also like to add … Continue reading

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A Pasta and Stir fry Happy Meal!

Tough times require even tougher choices at the grocery these days! This 400 calories meal was thrown together using cheap beef cubes, pasta and veggies out of my home garden.

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Homemade Tomato Sauce by the Forsythkid!

While I was roaming around on the internet recently, I came across a home-made tomato sauce recipe published on a blog site called The God’s Cake. The author is English and is named Michael, I think, he indicated he has … Continue reading

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Cooking spaghetti properly!

Cooking spaghetti properly should not be all that hard to do, but for some of us it is. Just reading the directions on the package does not always result in pasta that is pleasing to the palette. I’m looking, right … Continue reading

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