Vietnamese Style Pho

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I have to admit that three years ago I had NO idea what Pho was. Not until I took my son to Philadelphia for his 20th birthday did I find out. My son, (now 23) loves all things Asian and insisted we find Pho while we were in the city. I’m game to try practically anything, so we researched to find the best in the city! That was all it took to turn me onto probably the best broth I’ve ever had. Well, here at home if you want Pho, you’re going to have to make it….and so I did! Continue reading

Sun Dried Tomato, Prosciutto & Spinach Pasta

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Last night around 7 o’clock I was so tired…I didn’t really want to make dinner, but we were hungry and going out wasn’t an option…I was just too darn tired. So after a trip to the fridge and the pantry, I made a quick inventory of what I could put together…Pasta!!! As it turned out, it was absolutely delicious, super simple and just what the doctor ordered!!!  Continue reading

Potato & Cauliflower Gnocchi With Pesto

Potato & Cauliflower Gnocchi With Pesto
Today is MEATLESS MONDAY! I love to have my homemade Gnocchi, but it has always been such a process. To have a light dough it is a sticky mess and I have always wanted to mix in cauliflower like I add it to my mashed potatoes… Well, I was reading the September issue of ‘Food & Wine’ this week and one of my favorite articles…Mad Genius Tips:… All I can say is it revolutionized my concept of Gnocchi making!!! Wow… now my mind is reeling on all the different ways I’ll be making Gnocchi in the future!!! Continue reading