Creative Food Combinations, Dinner, One-Container Meals, Pasta, Side Dishes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian Dishes

Cheese Tortellini with Melted Goat Cheese & Sauteed Broccoli Rabe

In my last post, I described a pretty easy way to cook broccoli rabe (blanching it in cold water, and then sauteing it in olive oil). You can then use that broccoli rabe to make this dish. It's super simple: You just boil the tortellini (I used an 8 oz package of fresh Bertoli tortellini,… Continue reading Cheese Tortellini with Melted Goat Cheese & Sauteed Broccoli Rabe

Chicken Dishes, Dinner, Pasta

Jon’s “Take Out” Pasta: Sauteed Garlic, Alfredo & Pesto Sauce

I call this dish "Jon's take out pasta" because it is so good, it could honestly be from a restaurant. The recipe is courtesy of my friend Jon, who is also on a mission to become a better cook. Such a simple recipe with premade sauces-- although Jon assures me it's taken him a lot… Continue reading Jon’s “Take Out” Pasta: Sauteed Garlic, Alfredo & Pesto Sauce

Pasta, Side Dishes, Vegetarian Dishes

Lemon Linguine with Swiss Chard & Caramelized Onion (Blue Apron)

Ok, I'm seriously starting to love Blue Apron. Tonight's recipe: Linguine with Lemon Yogurt Sauce, Caramelized Onions, and Swiss Chard. Even though I probably wouldn't make this exact recipe again, I love how I learn new concepts and techniques each time I cook. In particular, I think Blue Apron does a great job of introducing… Continue reading Lemon Linguine with Swiss Chard & Caramelized Onion (Blue Apron)