Drunken Fettuccine

Pasta & wine…a match made in heaven. Instead of just adding wine to the sauce or having a glass alongside your pasta, why not cook the pasta directly in the wine?! This fettuccine gets a nice red wine bath as it cooks. And the result is unlike anything you’ve had before.

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Pumpkin Gnocchi with Honey Brown Butter & Fried Walnut Gremolata

It’s time to make some gnocchi! What’s better than biting into a soft pillow of dough with a flavorful sauce nestled into little ridges on the surface of it? I love to make gnocchi almost as much as I love to eat them. There’s great satisfaction that comes from making food by hand, so my dad and I create an event out of it. I form and cut the dough while he works the gnocchi board with ease. Before we know it, there’s flour all over the kitchen and we are surrounded by trays of gnocchi ready for a pot of boiling water.

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Linguine with Sautéed Zucchini

It’s always nice to make a quick and easy pasta dish on busy days when I feel like cooking, but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen. I look for ingredients around the house or in the garden to use, and by the time the pasta is cooked, the sauce is ready and dinner is served.

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