al dente’s Spicy Sesame Pasta Salad

Al Dente's Spicy Sesame Pasta Salad

My mom made a healthy and absolutely delicious spicy sesame pasta salad with chicken and broccoli. She got the recipe from the back of a bag of al dente Spicy Sesame Linguine. Any dinner involving both al dente pasta and any recipe on the back of an al dente pasta bag is guaranteed deliciousness! Print… 

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Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera

It’s not spring, but still had to make this Pasta Primavera. Take some fresh veggies, caramelize them in the oven, then toss with pasta and grated cheese. Print Pasta Primavera Author: Giada De Laurentiis Recipe type: Pasta Cuisine: Italian   It’s not spring, but still had to make this Pasta Primavera. Take some fresh veggies, caramelize them in… 

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Pasta with Butternut Squash and Sauteed Leeks

Pasta with butternut squash and sautéed leeks

I was first introduced to the heavenly butternut squash and sauteed leeks combo when making homemade pizzas at Saltbox Farm (add pancetta to elevate to an even higher cloud). I loved the combo so much that for this pasta dish, I made a pasta sauce with san marzano tomatoes, a touch of cream, then added… 

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Homemade Gnocchi with Fennel and Mushroom Sauce

Homemade Gnocchi W/ Fennel and Mushroom Sauce

Gnocchi is a soft dough dumpling that is pillowy in shape and bursting with flavor. Chef Ralph at Saltbox Farm showed us the art of homemade gnocchi and the chef made the process look effortless. As soon as he picks up a piece of dough, a perfectly formed gnocchi is flung onto the sheet tray!… 

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