Pasta with Parsley Pesto and Mini Meatballs for Dinner

Pasta with Parsley Pesto and Mini Meatballs for Dinner

Pasta with Parsley Pesto and Mini Meatballs for Dinner, here is a great food followup to a previous recipe here on my blog, Mini Meatballs with Parsley Pesto Paste.  What can you  do with leftover parsley pesto? Parsley pesto, like it’s sister, basil pesto, marries perfectly with pasta.  The word pesto is derived from the […]

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Pasta with Broccoli, Pancetta, Garlic Chips and Hot Pepper

Pasta with Broccoli, Pancetta, Garlic Chips and Hot Pepper

Pasta with Broccoli, Pancetta, Garlic Chips and Hot Pepper.  Welcome  all the lovely fall vegetables, the star of today’s recipe is broccoli.  This pasta dish evolved from one of my go to side dishes, broccoli with garlic chips, hot pepper and browned breadcrumbs. Today’s dish is steamed broccoli sautéd with garlic and hot pepper infused […]

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Garlic Tomato Sauce with Pici, a Pasta

Garlic Tomato Sauce with Pici, a Pasta

Garlic Tomato Sauce with Pici, a Pasta. If you have spent any time in the Tuscany you have probably  tried “Pici all’ aglione, Pici with a “big” garlic sauce. This dish is traditionally made with a larger sized garlic grown locally in Tuscany.   In my version I am using the more literal translation, for […]

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