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Vegan Puttanesca Pasta

Vegan Puttanesca Pasta

An authentic puttanesca pasta is made using anchovies. And, I won’t lie, it’s delicious. I do love that salty-fishy rich flavor, but at the same time I wondered if it could it be made without anchovies. The answer: You bet! ...

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Easy Fennel Feta Pasta

Easy Fennel Feta Pasta

This is one of those pasta dishes that you can put together very quickly because there are only 3 things to prep before you head to the stove! Just mince the garlic, slice the fennel, and crumble the feta!  I ...

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Penne-alla-vodka-sauce

Penne alla Vodka Sauce

Growing up, penne alla vodka was my favourite pasta dish to order. Penna alla vodka sauce is not too rich, like an alfredo sauce, and not too sweet, like a marinara sauce — it’s a perfect balance between the two. One of ...

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Should you rinse pasta?

Should You Rinse Pasta?

The Answer: it depends.   Freshly cooked pasta that’s going to be used right away in a sauce SHOULD NOT be rinsed (e.g. spaghetti in a meat sauce).  Rinsing the pasta removes the starchy coating that helps the sauce stick to ...

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