Pasta primavera with spaghetti sauce

There are so many ways to get creative with pasta, but one of my go-to dishes is pasta primavera. After trying to cook in college, I’ve realized that the dish is convenient to make and also a great way to incorporate a lot of vegetables into your meal. I’ve also
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Tunesday: Ambient tracks to boil pasta to

Well, November is upon us, and that can only mean one thing: pasta. We’re all boiling pasta this holiday season. With all the different pastas out there, who knows how many nights we have available to boil different kinds of pasta? November is the only month out of the year
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Tomato pesto zoodles

Want to make vegetables fun again? Well, luckily you can by investing about $10 in a spiralizer. Spiralizers can curl just about any vegetable, including zucchini, carrots and sweet potatoes, into a noodle shape. The recipe options are limitless, but for now, try this delicious recipe for tomato-pesto zoodles. These zucchini noodles,
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Delicious vegetable spaghetti

Are you a pasta lover but trying to cut down on the carbs? This delicious vegetable spaghetti dish is a must-try for this summer and is a fresh, healthy twist on an Italian classic. All you need to make the noodles are vegetables of your choice. It is important to include
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Mushroom and goat cheese farfalle

Pasta is one of the easiest and cheapest meals you can cook for yourself, so why not do it right? Be sure to choose a fun pasta such as farfalle, or bow tie, pasta, which needn’t just be saved for black tie events. And remember the key to a great pasta dish is minimalism — two or three key ingredients so one doesn’t overpower the others. So throw in your favorite veggies and cheese, in good balance, and chances are you’re going to have an amazing meal.
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Summer tortellini fry up

As you’ve read a million times before, summer is here and we at the Clog have been celebrating the arrival of summer produce. This dish uses frozen or fresh store-bought tortellini (ravioli or any other kind of stuffed pasta would work here as well) to make it more economical and
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How to make store-bought pasta sauce tastier

Store-bought pasta sauce is a savior to all who are culinary underachievers — isn’t that all of us all, really? Popping open a bottle of Ragu and dousing cooked noodles with it is all you need to have a complete meal, full of comforting carbs. It may even make you feel
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Southside Italian food: Pasta Bene vs. Gypsy’s

We’re talking Southside: People’s Park, late-night, restaurants with diabetes-inducing food. Either you’re sane, or you’re like us and thinking about Pasta Bene and Gypsy’s. Sometimes, when we have those unnatural cravings for Italian food, we find ourselves stuck between the two — pondering which one will have the right dish for
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Best comfort foods for a rainy day

It’s finally starting to feel like fall around here after some weeks of weather that made you feel like you were stuck sweating in SoCal. But now, the air is beginning to smell of damp leaves, and it’s nippy enough outside to layer on the mohair sweaters. It’s the kind of
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