pasta Tag

eggplant sauce

04 Oct Mysteriously delicious pasta sauce

So, a few months ago it was pancakes. Apparently now it's eggplant sauce/spreads. But this recipe is actually one of my go-to dinners, even when eggplant and tomatoes aren't busting out all over the farmers' markets. When something is good, it's good! And I'm one of those people who find it comforting to return to the same meal, rather than boring. When I was in graduate school in NYC, living on my own and not really much of a cook,...

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Simple mac and cheese v2

08 Sep Daddy’s Special

Some of you have been concerned that recent recipes have been too healthy and light. Well, fret no more, friends. This one suffers from no such delusions: it's rich and oh my, it's good. Both kids are back in school as of this week, and we're still working out the schedule in its various daily permutations. (Is there some school rule that says that no day can be like another?) One thing that has made things dramatically easier is getting lunches...

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03 Dec Grenadir mars – Potato pasta

You will find this in hardly any cookbook, despite the fact that grenadir mars is a very common dish in Central Europe.  It is made very often and served with pickles or green salad. It is very easy and fast to make and it is very customizable to suit your palate - feel free to experiment with this recipe by adding more or less of any of the ingredients. It is hard to know where this meal originated. The name ("March...

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12 Nov Kaposztás kocka/Cabbage with pasta

This is one way Hungarians use cabbage with sugar. The other famous dish is cabbage strudel. Despite the fact that you use sugar in the meal, it is a main course. The combination of cabbage, sweetening, pasta and black pepper might seem weird, but it works together pretty well. Thumbs up for the imagination of the inventor of this dish. Print recipe Cabbage and Pasta Squares We don't have a grater or food processor, so I used a good old knife and chopped...

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