Asian Fusion Noodles

This little entree is a simple, comforting and delicious meal made from an inspired fusion of east, west, Thai, and East Asian influences. To keep things simple, we use boxed linguine noodles as the basis for this dish, and some sweet ground pork and chicken breast. The sauce combines some of my favorite Asian flavors,…

Caprese Pasta Salad

One of my favorite summer salads is a simple caprese salad. A little tomato, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, topped off with EVOO, baslamic vinegar, and a sprinkling of salt and pepper, is a refreshing precursor to any main entree. But, why not allow it to accompany the actual entree or main feature? By combining this…

Mindi’s Favorite Ravioli

It’s a wonderful feeling when you feed your family food that brings a smile to their face and complete satisfaction to their taste buds and bellies. Homemade ravioli is one of those dishes in our house. This is a great dish to serve all year round. I’m excited to share with you this ravioli recipe….

Basic Pasta Dough

This is a fantastic recipe for many different pasta noodles and types. It’s basic, but neither bland or boring; it’s flavorful, hearty and absolutely delicious. For new comers, it can be easy to find pasta making-from-scratch intimidating. I mean, how can something so delicious, be so easy to make? Once you get the hang of…

Summer Pasta Salad Delight

We all know the dilemma, we’re asked to prepare a side to take to the family summer reunion, a neighbor’s for dinner, or we’re agonizing over what to make for the patio get together. Someone else is on grill master duty, and you’re on point for bringing the side dish that looks good, isn’t boring,…