• Elevate your mac & cheese with these 6 variations.
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    Mac & Cheese – 6 Ways to Make it Epic

    I love a good mac & cheese. It’s one of those foods that even when it’s bad, it’s still pretty good. Legit I don’t know that I’ve ever met a bowl [or plate] of mac & cheese I didn’t like.…

  • gnocchi mixed with a tomato based meat sauce that's reminiscent of pizza
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    Pizza Gnocchi – A Delightful Change of Pace

    I don’t know about you, but I was unfamiliar with gnocchi until a year or two ago. I’m not sure where it’s been hiding. My love of carbs wholeheartedly approves of this potato-pasta crossover! If you haven’t had gnocchi [or…

  • Grocery staples like pasta, lentils, and beans can save you when you don't know what to make for dinner.
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    Grocery Staples You Should Have on Hand

    We’ve all been there, the dreaded “What are we having for dinner?” question. The deciding is usually the hardest part for me. I really wrote this post to help myself. Anyway, for whatever reason you don’t have a plan, or…

  • macaroni & cheese is easy from scratch
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    Crazy Simple Macaroni & Cheese from Scratch

    I ate a lot of macaroni & cheese growing up (and still do…). It was almost always from a blue box. I didn’t care. Sometimes instead I’d have the yellow box with its squeezy cheese. You can make mac &…

  • a serving of chicken lasagna
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    Alfredo Chicken Lasagna

    Layers of pasta, sauce and cheese? Count me in. I don’t care for ricotta, so traditional lasagna isn’t my thing. But this version of chicken lasagna uses alfredo, Italian cheese, and edamame. I love edamame with pasta because the nuttiness…

  • basil on pasta in pan
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    Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

    I love red peppers. Raw. Stuffed. Roasted. Sauteed. The list goes on. When they are on sale, I buy a bunch. Roasted red pepper pasta is one of my favorite ways of using them up. Anyone else unable to control…