Nidi di Rondine à la San Marino

Nidi di Rondine - Heaven in Every Bite Nidi di Rondine or in English: "Swallows Nests", look like delicious little pasta roses. This delectable dish comes from San Marino. Never having heard of San Marino myself, I was curious. San Marino is a Microstate completely landlocked by Northern Italy. It…

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Tri Color Rotini Pasta Salad

Tri Color Rotini Pasta Salad - A must for every party. Hands down before any picnic or party we host or attend, this is my favorite thing to make. In fact, Matt just requests it randomly for the two of us to enjoy for a couple days as a side…

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Chicken Carbonara with Spaghetti

Chicken Carbonara with Spaghetti Some people are anti pre-made meals. If you're able to or interested in standing over the stove for hours every day, then go for it. However, not all are able to or are interested. I do love the process of cooking, and the feeling of accomplishment,…

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Ravioli Lasagna Bolognese from Costco

Kirkland Signature Ravioli Lasagna Bolognese: Childhood Comfort Food Growing up, I often visited my aunt and uncle who lived in the Bronx, NYC. They often took me to a restaurant near their house which I remember only as "The Wedge." They closed years ago (I want to say it was…

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Chicken Bacon and Pesto Penne

Chicken Bacon and Pesto Penne We took an easy approach to this evening's meal. So easy that I'm not typing out a recipe format like I usually do. We cooked the Penne to package instructions- boil water in a pot, add pasta, cook for 10-12 minutes. While it was cooking,…

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Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi Matt had been requesting this for a while. This is a dish that you could easily substitute the shrimp for chicken if you prefer and it would still be just as good. You can also use zucchini noodles instead of pasta, or serve it without noodles as a…

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Cheesesteak Stuffed Shells

Cheesesteak Stuffed Shells Every time we eat these cheesesteak stuffed shells I say to myself, "I should make these more often." Every time I make stuffed shells I say to myself, "This is why I don't make these more often." You need a bit of patience, in my opinion, with…

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Beef Stroganoff Cheesy Skillets Dinner Kit

Beef Stroganoff Cheesy Skillets Dinner Kit: An easy dinner kit from Aldi! We love the grocery store Aldi. For those of you unfamiliar, Aldi is a well known grocery chain in Germany, quality products at low prices. How are they able to make the prices so low? To make those…

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Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore - From the January 2012 Issue of Slow Cooker Favorites We have multiple Chicken Cacciatore recipes. I finally had to book mark and write in the pages of the book to remember THIS was the one we really liked! With easy prep early in the day, allowing for…

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Hoisin Beef Noodles

Hoisin Beef Noodles - Delicious and Simple Matt saw this recipe on facebook one night in a group he's in and sent to me. Always up for something new, I added it to the calendar earlier this year. This is a great meal that you can probably alter as needed,…

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