Creamy Tuna Pasta

I will never tire of hearing my children’s angelic voices asking me “Mom, what’s for dinner?” Just kidding, it got old as soon as they learned the phrase.

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Makaronia me Kima (Greek Spaghetti with Meat Sauce)

One might think of church bingo nights as an “old people” activity. I’ve been bingo-ing since childhood. Not just any bingo, mind you. Pasta bingo.

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Tomato & Crab Pasta Sauce

20200701162500_IMG_4404When you think of summer in Greece, perhaps you think of the beautiful beaches and the deep crystal blue water.  Perhaps you should be thinking of the things in the water!

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Manestra (Greek Pasta in Tomato Sauce)

20200223_215124This may not be one of the most well known (if at all) Greek dishes to those who are not Greek, but ask any kid who grew up with traditional Greek food and this will likely be one of their favorites.

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Lamb Yiouvetsi

Greeks have mastered the all-in-one dish, and it’s really no surprise.  Up until recently, having your own oven was somewhat uncommon.  Instead you had to share space at the local bakery.  No one likes a space-hog.

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Creamy White Wine Clam Sauce with Garlic and Rosemary

20191226_183732I don’t make this dish enough.  Nowhere nearly enough.  My medium boy reminds of this on a regular basis.

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Creamy Caramelized Onion Pasta Sauce

20190516_143405fgvOne of the side-effects of trying to create a new recipe is that I don’t know how much of an ingredient I might need, and then am left with extra that I need to figure out how to use.  It’s a rough life.

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Fresh Spinach & Tomato Pasta Sauce

20190401_203435A while ago, I had purchased a rather large quantity of spinach.  Even though I often grow my own, spinach is pretty picky about not liking my hot summer temperatures and I don’t always get around to growing it when it will thrive.  Thank goodness for grocery stores!

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Ham & Pea Pasta

20190126_093937dtrfgEach year around Christmas I’ll buy a ham.  Ironically, we never eat it for Christmas dinner.  I just get it because I want ham and that’s usually the best time to find a good one.

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Fresh Tomato & Basil Pasta

20180815_221013I have noticed time and again that the best combinations of flavors happen to be with foods that are in season together.  It’s not that other combos don’t work, they just don’t work as well.

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