Tag Archives: pasta

veggie lo mein

i can’t tell you how many times this year i’ve craved a good bowl (or takeout box) of veggie lo mein! it happens at least once a month, sometimes when i’m up late doing schoolwork & too busy to cook. … Continue reading

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garlic butter breadsticks

i’m the oldest of six kids, so ever since i was little, i’ve thrived in chaotic, bustling environments. my siblings are my best friends & it’s awesome because anywhere we go, we make our own fun. moving to madison was … Continue reading

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garlic-butter shrimp over roasted tomatoes

this simple, perfect dish was a fitting end to my simple, perfect weekend, which involved work, play, date night & of course, some running & yoga. my favorite part of the weekend was date night — we went to a … Continue reading

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spicy smoked mozzarella pasta with spinach & roasted red peppers

is anyone else a slave to the freshly-prepared foods at the whole foods deli counter? i actually have to avoid that area of the store whenever i shop there because of the smoked mozzarella pasta salad–if that were the only … Continue reading

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portobello mushroom lasagna

this portobello mushroom lasagna recipe is one of my favorite recipes, especially when it’s cold outside. it’s a warm, rich dish that doesn’t have to be too heavy. i love the earthy undertones of nutmeg, although i find the dish … Continue reading

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smoked gouda mac ‘n’ cheese with roasted red peppers

the cool thing about being a michigan grad is that you can find fellow wolverines anywhere in the world. when i first moved to madison, i ran into a classmate of mine from undergrad at the union. even though we … Continue reading

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creamy mushroom pasta with truffle oil & thyme

my good friend johnย inspired this recipe. john is one of those people i envy. not only is he a wildly talented chef whose job description involves lots of traveling & eating (must be awful), but he is also very kind … Continue reading

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creamy pesto alfredo with vegetables

today i woke up cold & a little groggy after happy hour last night where i got a little too happy. my body was craving something healthful & detoxifying, but also something starchy to soak up the extra happy hanging … Continue reading

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