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Pasta with Asparagus Sauce

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Asparagus is a natural starting point when trying to make a vegetarian pasta sauce.  Don’t boil or steam the asparagus since the residual water will dilute the flavor.  Grilling will add a bold and smoky characteristic, and broiling will also concentrate the flavors.  But I always want a simpler method, one that allows for the…
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Spaghetti Puttanesca

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The pasta and sauce cook in just about the same amount of time.  If you like the fruitiness of extra-virgin olive oil, toss 1 tablespoon into the sauced pasta before serving. For detail on my technique for making an amazing puttanesca sauce, please click HERE Serves 4 Ingredients: Salt 1 pound spaghetti 4 medium garlic cloves,…
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Gnocchi With Mushroom Sage Sauce

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Want to conquer the art of making gnocchi, then click HERE Serves:  4 Hands-on time:  50 minutes Total time:  1 hour 50 minutes Ingredients: 1  pound Russet potatoes, pricked with a fork 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/2 cup white whole-wheat flour, divided 1/2 teaspoon plus pinch sea salt, divided, plus additional to taste 1 tablespoon…
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