Baked Orzo with Eggplant and Feta

Baked Orzo with Eggplant and Feta

This is a nice, fresh alternative to lasagna.  The orzo and the cheese melt together with the tomato flavors, and the lemon zest adds a…

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Tagliatelle with Asparagus in a Parmesian-Cream Sauce

Tagliatelle with Asparagus in a Parmesian-Cream Sauce

This is a tangy and fresh version of carbonara – the creme fraiche adds a depth of flavor to the dish.  Adapted from The River…

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Killer Mac and Cheese

Killer Mac and Cheese

This recipe is adapted from America’s Test Kitchen, and makes an incredible rich cream mac and cheese.  You can use a variety of cheeses –…

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Lemony Goat Cheese Pasta

Lemony Goat Cheese Pasta

This is an easy and very tasty dish that smacks of goat cheese.  The lemon zest rounds off the flavor nicely.  I think that other…

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Mushrooms Paprika

Mushrooms Paprika

This dish is a creamy, hearty accompaniment to pasta, or spatzle – Eastern European dumplings – if you can find it.  Adapted from World Vegetarian…

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Asian Peanut Noodles with Tofu and Veggies

Asian Peanut Noodles with Tofu and Veggies

This is a hearty, asian-themed pasta salad.  The tangy peanut sauce is very more-ish.  See also this link to 101 Cookbooks for a similar soba-noodle themed…

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Otsu (Sesame Buckwheat Noodles)

Otsu (Sesame Buckwheat Noodles)

This is a quick, easy, and very fresh tasting recipe with soba noodles.  If you haven’t had these before, they’re an earthy and flavourful alternative…

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Pasta with Eggplant, Tomato, and Ricotta

Pasta with Eggplant, Tomato, and Ricotta

The fancy Italian name for this dish is “Pasta alla Norma,” and it involves mixing eggplant and pasta with tomatoes and ricotta cheese.  The result…

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Vegetable and Goat Cheese Lasagna

Vegetable and Goat Cheese Lasagna

This recipe is an attempt to take my favorite lasagna recipe, which is packed with lots of delicious but decidedly not-so-heart-friendly cheese, and make it…

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