A New Way to Cook Pasta

Happy Monday!  I’ve got a fun recipe for you today. It’s a classic Penne Pasta with spicy Italian sausage in a rich marinara sauce, but, the twist is, you’re only going to cook the pasta in a little bit of water and you’re not going to have to strain the pasta at all. The penne will also be perfectly al dente (a fancy Italian word meaning to the tooth a.k.a. not at all mushy)....more

Sunday Pasta®: Penne alla Vodka

Shaken, not stirred. No, make that stirred (with a wooden spoon), not shaken....more

Shrimp Asparagus Penne -- Quick!

I decided to be adventurous today and cook without a recipe! I had a half pound of shrimp, some asparagus, and an onion, so I just went for it. I'm pretty much America's Next Top Chef. You know, if that were a series. Shrimp Asparagus Penne (yeah, original title, I know) ...more

Spinach, Artichoke and Penne…

I’m on a roll with Rachel Ray recipes. They are so easy and always have yummy leftovers. The original recipe calls for chicken, but I left it out this time. Okay…here we go! --->...more