Category Archives: Pasta

Pasta con Veggies y Garlic

This recipe was part of a wedding gift from family members; the gift also included a large pasta serving bowl. (What a great gift, what a great idea!) They call it Cortez’ Favorite Pasta. It’s very easy and very good! The measurements can be adapted to suit your taste.
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Skillet Spaghetti

Jim acquired this recipe for quick and easy spaghetti from an unknown source during his bachelor days.  He always says it’s even better the next day — and it is!
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Italian Sausage Lasagna

My Italian friend, Maria, taught me how to make real Italian lasagna, which she learned by watching her real Italian mother. I combined her techniques with another traditional recipe from Easy Basics for Good Cooking. The result was this meaty, down-home Italian lasagna. Maria recommended making extra sauce to serve as “gravy” over the top of each serving, so I often double this recipe to have extra sauce on the side.
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