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Quick and Easy Pasta Dishes after a Long Day

If you are anything like me, after I get home from a long day at work or school, I don’t want to do anything but lay down and sleep. I also want to have a good, rewarding meal after all the work I’ve ...

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The History of Pasta and How to Cook It

As a professional chef, I have always been fascinated by the history and evolution of different culinary traditions. One such tradition that has captured my interest is the history of pasta. This ...

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The Pastabilities of Pasta Shape Substitutions

Besides blogging, I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to moderate some of our popular virtual cooking classes. If you haven’t taken one yet, they are a fun opportunity to cook together with one of our ...

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Food Comics: Slow Cooker Bolognese

We are pleased to introduce Food Comics from The Chopping Block where our resident Cartoonist Tom O'Brien illustrates his cooking adventures. Here, he shows you how to make a Bolognese sauce in your ...

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My Garganelli Pasta Journey

Making pasta has always been fun for me. I love making filled pastas like ravioli and tortellini, and I enjoy experimenting with different flavors of gnocchi. There are the noodle-shaped pastas like ...

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A Grown-Up Version of a Childhood Favorite: Buttered Noodles

Like many of you, I sometimes struggle to cook at home. It's easier to order out or heat up a frozen meal. But cooking for yourself can be just as convenient as ordering Postmates for the fifth night ...

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One Pot of Bolognese = Five Different Dishes

My late husband never ate leftovers growing up. His mom prepared exactly enough food for that dinner each night and that was that. He told me that he never even heard the word leftover until he went ...

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The Childe Harold

Combing through the upcoming list of cooking classes being offered by The Chopping Block, I came across our Pasta Workshop. The class description says that I will learn how to make fresh pasta dough ...

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Pumpkin Puree isn't Just for Pie - Try it in Fresh Pasta

By now you’ve probably been inundated with pumpkin this and pumpkin that, but I'm not done embracing the delicious and versatile nature of this seasonal fruit, so I hope you'll bear with me and come ...

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Butternut Squash Bolognese

We had pasta a lot growing up for several reasons. First, it was a family favorite. Second, it was quick, and I am sure the third reason was because it was cheap. All those reasons still hold true ...

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