Lemon Basil Pasta in Artichoke Sauce and a Pasta Giveaway

Pasta with artichokes

I’ve been buying Pappardelle’s Pasta for years now. Every Sunday at my Highlands Ranch Farmer’s Market, I grab a couple packages of their flavored linguini, angel hair, orzo, pappardelle or ravioli pastas and then with great anticipation head over to their website to find a creative recipe for my latest purchase. Pappardelle offers a recipe for

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Classic Wonton Soup

Good quality wonton wrappers

Wonton Soup made for a delicious light meal last weekend. This classic recipe is really very simple to make in your own kitchen. Especially when wonton wraps are so readily available. Except they were almost Impossible to find in our store.  The Safeway store manager finally assisted Bob to end the treasure hunt and led

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Chicken Chorizo Burgers with Cumin-Lime Quick Pickles, SRC Reveal

Chicken burger that's not dry

This month’s Secret Recipe Club assignment found me over at Sarah’s blog, Everything In The Kitchen Sink.  Sarah is a 20-something engineering undergrad student at UMD who is “eating and cooking her way through life in DC”. She’s admirably ambitious. Besides writing a food blog, in any given week she’s taking and teaching classes, playing

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Asian Sloppy Joes Sliders

Sloppy Joe Sliders with asian flavors

Asian Sloppy Joes One Saturday afternoon last Fall, we were browsing PBS and came across a quite curious scene. An Oriental chef was working furiously over a stove packed full of woks, pressure cookers and sauce pans, all of them steaming, sizzling, smoking or hissing at full speed.  Standing alongside the chef were mom and

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