Tag Archives: Pasta

Pesto, Pancetta, and Tomato Sauce

First things first. This is a total cheat recipe, with almost everything coming off of a store shelf or refrigerator case. Doesn’t really matter though, because it was still wicked tasty. And then, there is this jarred pesto from ALDI. … Continue reading

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Here We Go A Spaetzel-ing…

A couple of years ago, I set about making my own spaetzel from scratch, and it was pretty simple and very tasty. Thing was, it was kinda labor intensive, dropping the noodles into the boiling water and fishing ’em out … Continue reading

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Antipasto Pasta Salad

So, yeh, fergettabout the mayonnaise for this salad; and, while we’re at it, let’s fergettabout the gluten, too, because we’re making this salad with chickpea pasta! Penne chickpea pasta, blanched asparagus, grape tomatoes, chopped marinated artichoke hearts, onion, Feta cheese, … Continue reading

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Cajun Fettuccine Alfredo

How fitting that on the last afternoon of our week in New Orleans, I have a bit of time to post about Cajun Fettuccine Alfredo; a casserole dish that I would proudly serve to company. As a bonus, they way … Continue reading

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Parfait! Honey Mustard Jardinière Salad

I thought I would close out this week of adding Honey Mustard salad dressing to egg salad and Catalina salad dressing to steak for tacos by adding the both of them to… wait for it… macaroni and cheese (Kraft Dinner) … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Lasagna

At first glance, long time readers of this here food blog thing-y are gonna be saying: “Wait! Isn’t that Johnny Mazetti Spaghetti? What’s it doing here on a Monday? Parfait! posts are on Fridays!” But, no. This is not, in … Continue reading

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Lasagna Soup

Well… technically, this is Pasta Soup – since I was fresh out of lasagna noodles. I did have high fiber elbow pasta, though, and that worked a treat. Since I was going with the high fiber pasta, I figured I’d … Continue reading

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Parfait! Zippy Zanzetti

Kindofa down and dirty Johnny Mazetti Spaghetti, Zanzetti was one of my Aunt Buzz’s default dishes for a busy day. Simple to make and pretty basic – well, Buzz’s was – I tend to, as she put it “gorp things … Continue reading

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A Better BLT Pasta Salad

Last year, I made a BLT pasta salad, and it was good, but… something was missing. Then, earlier this month, I discovered what the problem was. The tomatoes. I needed to cook the tomatoes in a bit of bacon fat … Continue reading

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Parfait! Manicotti Crêpes

While out east visiting my sister, I proudly presented her with a ‘crêpe rake’ – a simple kitchen gadget that I find makes the act of forming nice looking crêpes a snap. Of course, being my big sister, her crêpes … Continue reading

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