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What the hell are Padrón Peppers

Strolling through the farmers market, Padrón peppers caught my eye. They are not new to me, in the sense that I have seen them on the menu at my favorite tapas restaurant as “Blistered Padrón Peppers”. I have watched diners … Continue reading

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Pasta with Sugar Snap Peas

Picking the last harvest of the summer snap peas from my garden I decided to make pasta. Bpm Appetit! ½ half box of bow tie pasta 1 bag (6 ounces) of snap peas 6 white mushrooms, sliced 1 tablespoon minced … Continue reading

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What the hell is Quinoa

Walking through the organic food aisle in the supermarket I came across Quinoa. It looks like tiny little bird seeds? I recall having a sample of a Quinoa salad at Costco last weekend and thinking not bad. I however, didn’t … Continue reading

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Creamy Lemon-Garlic Mushroom Carbonara

Finding the container of pasta on the counter instead of the pantry, I was unsure if the message was to pick up more, or to make dinner. I looked in the pantry and noticed several more boxes. So, I decided … Continue reading

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Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Cleaning out the pantry, I came across a box of trottole pasta. I am sure they were purchased for their interesting shape. (what’s your favorite pasta shape?) I decided to dust it off and give it love. Bon Appétit 1 … Continue reading

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