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    Fettucini Pasta with Mushroom Sugo

    We eat a lot of pasta for dinner in my house…it’s easy to make after getting home, and it’s filling, but best of all it’s easy to make a wide variety of different recipes without a ton of work in the kitchen.  Here is a recipe for a simple dish with an big name…Fettucini with Mushroom Sugo.   I’ve posted a pork sugo recipe on the site before which you may have seen, but this one is significantl

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    Gnocchi with Pesto Cream Sauce

    Gnocchi in pesto cream sauce is an Italian/American classic.  And in this recipe video I show you how to make it.  I haven’t made my own gnocchi, which would be the toughest part of this recipe, because there are a lot of good store bought options out there...and because I rarely have the time to make them.   The rest of the dish takes little more than 30 – 40 minutes to make, but it looks like

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    Gnocchi with Asparagus & Bacon

    When spring has sprung, I’m always looking for great asparagus dishes…and sense pasta is in season all year long, why not combine the two.  In this recipe video, I make a very fresh and light Gnocchi with Asparagus and Bacon dish.  These little pillows of pasta are soft and delicious, and worthy of frequent trips to the dinner table.  But often gnocchi recipes are supper heavy with thick rich s

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    Fettucini Alfredo with Sundried Tomato

    Fettucini alfredo is one of the simplest pasta dishes you can make at home.  And I think it’s one of the best.  It is one of my goto dishes when I want something rich and filling, in just a few minutes cooking time; but the same old alfredo can get old.  Fortunately, it’s also one of those recipes that’s super easy to modify.  You can add chicken or seafood, you can also add all kinds of vegeta

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    Homemade Pasta with Pecorino & Black Pepper

    One of the greatest things about making your own pasta, is that you can make pastas with different ingredients…flavored pastas!!  In this recipe video, I show you how to make a pecorino and black pepper pasta that is absolutely awesome.  In addition to the freshness and tender texture that homemade pasta pasta gives you, this version has some extra richness and spice from the black pepper and c

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    Basil Pesto

    In the world of simple pasta sauces, basil pesto has to be pretty close to the top.  There is essentially no cooking required, the ingredients are widely available, and once you learn the basic method, you can swap out different ingredients to “spice things up”.  In this recipe video, I show you how to make a fairly traditional version.  The bright green of the basil, makes a great presentation, and the combination of ingredients tastes absolutely awesome.

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    How to Make Pappardelle Pasta

    I can’t be certain, but I don’t think I’ve ever bought, or even seen pappardelle pasta in the grocery store.  It might be in your’s, but I have a tough time finding it.  Fortunately, I love homemade pastas, and I love to make pappardelle.  In this recipe video, I show you how to cut this pasta shape, which is a very broad, long noodle.  Pappardelle, is pretty common is restaurants, and goes gre

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    How to Make Fettucini Pasta

    I’ll admit that making your own pasta is a bit time consuming.  But, I’ll also contend that homemade pasta is one of the best things you can make at home.  While it does take some time, it’s not super hard, and there is a high level of satisfaction you’ll get from making your own.  And it’s sooo tasty.  In this recipe video, I show you how to make a homemade fettucini pasta – one of

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    Risotto with Shrimp and Peas

    In this recipe video, I wanted to show you another installment of the wonderful world of risotto.  As I’ve written in the past, risotto options are endless; it really is a blank canvas on which you can paint nearly anything.  In this version, I add some quickly sautéed shrimp and some pureed peas which make a great spring time combination.  The firm salty shrimp provide a great con

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    Fettucini with Olive Oil and Garlic

    One of the simplest pasta dishes you can make is fettucini with olive oil and garlic.  And while very simple, this fettucini dish, if made with good balance, is simply awesome.  In this recipe video, I show you how to make the dish…which only takes about 10 minutes from start to finish.  It's great when you've come hom

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