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Pasta

Main course meals that are pasta-based

Farmers' market chicken pasta salad

Farmers' Market Chicken Pasta Salad is an easy, delicious summer dinner. It's loaded with all kinds of fresh veggies (and a fruit) easily found at your local farmers market. Welcome to Farmers Market Week! I participated last year, and was excited to participate again this year. This week, many bloggers will share recipes using ingredients …

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Beer and Bacon Carbonara: A guest post by Cheese Curd in Paradise

The last guest post for American Beer Week is from Ashley, who blogs at Cheese Curd in Paradise. She focused on local ingredients in her dish, Beer and Bacon Carbonara. October 27th is American Beer Day and, in honor of this holiday (yes, holiday!), I am so pleased to guest post for Coleen, The Redhead Baker. I …

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Baked Ziti and Summer Vegetable Casserole

This baked ziti casserole is loaded with fresh summer vegetables. With so many veggies, less pasta is needed. Part-skim cheese thickened with egg holds everything together.  A little while ago, I was contacted by Cooking Light, inviting me to join the Cooking Light Blogger's Connection. I was really honored to get the invitation, because I …

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Butternut Squash Blue Cheese Mac and Cheese

As soon as I saw the March issue of Food Network Magazine in my mailbox, I was excited. The entire issue was dedicated to cheese. Cheesy appetizers. Cheesy main dishes. Cheesy desserts. And 50 different varieties of macaroni and cheese. As soon as I saw the Butternut Bleu Cheese Mac and Cheese in the pullout …

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Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

I hope you're not sick of pumpkin. Personally, pumpkin is a year-round ingredient for me, but I know that not all agree with me. Can we at least compromise that it's an all-winter ingredient? Pumpkin is comfort food to me, as is macaroni and cheese. When I saw that The Cookaholic Wife had made a …

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