Tag: pasta

In the Kitchen

Linguine Carbonara; Dad in the Burbs Style

The other day I got a bee in my bonnet that I wanted to cook up some linguine carbonara. So I did it – Dad in the Burbs style which means I used a few “hacks” and whatever I had in my fridge to make it happen. Fresh noodles, grated cheese, and sour cream. We […]

Food and Drink

Boston Pizza for Lunch 

I went for a lovely lunch at the Metrotown location of Boston  Pizza today with my mother and my sister. I had a plate of fettuccine noodles with a wonderfully complex Mediterranean pasta sauce. The sauce was loaded with grilled red peppers, red onions, spinach, and artichoke hearts, feta cheese, and more. Quite a complex […]

Food and Drink

My Return to Trattoria Burnaby

Friday afternoon I went for an early dinner to Trattoria Burnaby. I had recently been to Trattoria Burnaby for a business meeting but I wanted to go with some family to sample a wider variety of items from the menu. I don’t often mention restaurant servers (some of the hardest working people in the restaurant […]

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Glowbal Group’s Trattoria in Burnaby 

During the spring break I attended a Meetup at the Glowbal Group’s Trattoria in Burnaby on the corner of Kingsway and Willingdon.  As I often do, I get right to the bottomline – overall, I found enough I liked about Trattoria to make me want to return to sample more of the menu items. That […]

Foodie News

Another One Pot Wonder

Tonight I got home later than usual, the kids were wild with hunger and there was nothing healthy to eat in the fridge. So, time for my one pot wonder quick meal.     This was so easy!  I cut up two small onions and dropped them into my Dutch oven pot and let them get […]

In the Kitchen

My One Pot Wonder Pasta Dinner 

It was my night to make dinner and while I love cooking, I hate all the kitchen mess that is left after cooking.  So what is better than a one pot wonder pasta dinner!    One pot! I used our Paderno Dutch oven for the entire meal. I began by adding a couple tablespoons of EVOO […]

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The Catelli Giveaway Winner is…

The winning number for the Catelli Healthy Harvest Ancient Grains pasta giveaway is 320!!! I will look through the entries to see who the first person to enter 320 was and then I will send them a quick email. Congrats to our winner!! After carefully looking over the entries, the winner is Angela with her […]

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Catelli Healthy Harvest Ancient Grains

Now that I have had an opportunity to actually taste the Catelli Healthy Harvest Ancient Grains pasta noodles I have to say, they are fantastic! While it is true that I am a pasta fiend, meaning I love pasta, I can honestly say that the Ancient Grains pasta is an excellent pasta. The difference between Catelli […]

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Catelli Healthy Harvest Ancient Grains

As I was saying yesterday, I was absolutely delighted to be part of the launch in western Canada of Catelli Healthy Harvest Ancient Grains pasta. I am a fiend for pasta and while I always use pasta made with whole wheat or “fibre added”, the addition of the Ancient Grains element to the Catelli pastas […]