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Mama Steph’s winter vegetable-ricotta pasta

On a rainy night, a warm one-pot pasta meal hits the spot. Our soup…it does, too! Here are some recipes for both, including a new recipe for winter vegetable-ricotta pasta!

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A homestyle Italian feast for fall: rigatoni with Italian sausage and vegetables

I have fallen in love, culinarily speaking, with pasta dishes that have no heavy sauces, simply because they take pasta in such a different direction than sauces laden with  cream, tomato sauce and beef. A lighter touch allows you to actually taste the delicious flavor of the rigatoni, so use a good quality pasta when… Continue reading A homestyle Italian feast for fall: rigatoni with Italian sausage and vegetables

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Simplified chicken fried rice

I recently had a craving for the awesome “Chinese food”  my mom made our family when I was growing up. The night mom made this was not just another night; it was an occasion. She had a very specific recipe that she developed. She used an old blue Chinese cookbook and pulled from several recipes… Continue reading Simplified chicken fried rice

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Tortellini-vegetable soup – quick, comforting, good for you!

I think I’ve found a soup recipe that is pretty close to perfect, and I am excited to share it with you! As some of you know,  I’m a person who will eat soup even when it’s 100 degrees outside. In fact, it IS 100 degrees in East Texas today. Ugh. (Cooler weather is on… Continue reading Tortellini-vegetable soup – quick, comforting, good for you!