Pappardelle with Black Olive Tapenade, Sundried Tomatoes & Crispy Prosciutto

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Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Pompeian. As always, my thoughts and opinions are my own.  I recently participated in an olive oil tasting.  Yes, you read that correctly an olive oil tasting, not a wine tasting. Let me say that if you ever have the opportunity to participate in an olive oil tasting you should totally… 

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Sweet Pea Pesto & Pancetta Gnocchi

Sweet Pea Pesto & Gnocchi

  Over a year ago we cut the cable.  I found myself spending way too many hours watching The Real Housewives, both new episodes and rerun marathons of episodes I had already seen.  I was literally wasting away watching 40-year-old woman drama, cat fights and extravagant spending. It had become a problem, so I petitioned… 

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Cauliflower Pizza Crust with Cheese Tortellini

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

This weekend was GORGEOUS!  Sunny skies and a comfortable 73 degrees.  I apologize to those of you still buried under snow.  I’m not trying to rub it in, it’s an unfortunate side effect. On that note…it was freaking awesome this weekend! OB and I ran around town and finished our Saturday with a long hike…. 

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Tortellini with Chorizo and Orange Scented Sweet Potato Sauce

Tortellini with Chorizo and Orange Scented Sweet Potato Sauce

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Barilla, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #JoytotheTable  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO.” It’s the middle of the week, and exactly one week from Christmas.   Which means it’s probably a crazy busy week full of errands, last minute shopping, cleaning… 

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How to Make Fresh Pasta

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Who doesn’t love pasta?  I think everyone can appreciate curling up with a bowl of pasta once in a while.  Except my weirdo husband who isn’t a “fan” of pasta. I know right!?  Just weird!  Although he wasn’t complaining when I made Butternut and Sage Hash Lasagna Rolls with Creamy Sage Sauce earlier this week.  I… 

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Butternut & Sausage Hash Lasagna Rolls with Creamy Sage Sauce

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Yippee!  We found a house! Boooooo! I have to get cracking with packing.  (See what I did there?) I cannot begin to express how happy I am that we finally found a house in Dallas and that I now know where all of our things are going. Now I really feel like we are  moving!… 

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Lamb Meatballs & Mint Pesto Linguine

Lamb Meatballs & Mint Pesto Pasta.  It's Greek spagetti & meatballs.

These meatballs have been rolling around in my head for months. HA!! Get it? Meatballs…rolling around. It’s funny! No? Come on! Don’t get me wrong…I know it’s not side-splitting hilarious, but can’t I at least get a chuckle, so I don’t feel like a complete doofus? Ok, what about this one. Where did the spaghetti… 

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Wild Mushroom Risotto

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This is how a regular conversation with OB goes about an unknown/not previously used ingredient, when he accompanies me to the grocery store.  “Ooooooh oyster mushrooms!” “What are those?” “Oyster mushrooms, smell them,” “They smell like fish!” “That is why they are oyster mushrooms.  I’m going to get some!” “What for?” “To cook with…duh!” “What are you… 

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