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Sunday Pasta Penne ai Porri e Gorgonzola Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Penne ai Porri e Gorgonzola (Leeks)

On the Sixth Day, he created Penne ai Porri e Gorgonzola. He was "busy" (chauffeuring texting teenagers) on the 7th Day, so Sunday Pasta would have to happen on a Saturday. Luckily for all of us, he's flexible. Call it... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Risotto al Barolo Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Risotto al Barolo

I'm not stupid you know. I know that this blog is called Sunday Pasta and that this is a recipe for risotto, which is made with arborio or carnoroli rice, and not pasta. But who's on first, and what's on second you ask, and I say... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Gnocchi di Spinaci e Ricotta Burro e Maggiorana Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Gnocchi di Spinaci e Ricotta Burro e Maggiorana

A picture is worth a thousand lies.  Take today's photo for example. I could tell you that I made that beautiful plate of light and fluffy spinach and ricotta gnocchi.  I could also  tell you that I painstakingly arranged... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Elicoidali ai funghi e olive Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Elicoidali ai Funghi e Olive (Mushrooms and Olives)

I hate to bring us all back to geometry class, but Sunday Pasta is making me do it. Luckily, the result of today’s class will be a delicious bowl of pasta, and not a dreaded bell curve and a headache. As you may recall, a... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Spaghetti con Gamberi 3 Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Spaghetti con Gamberi “Fra Diavolo” (Spicy Shrimp)

Happy New Year from South of the Border. Like the explorers of days past, I've just had an interesting (and very sweaty) visit to the Mayan ruins at Tulum. I don't know for sure how their civilization died out, but something... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Risotto al Lenticchie e Salsiccia 2 Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Risotto al Lenticchie e Salsiccia (Lentils and Sausage)

Sausage and lentils go together like Peace and Joy during the holiday season. With pasta, by themselves, or with risotto, they're a popular pair. As for actual Peace and Joy, the world seems to need a little bit more of them this... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Penne al Forno con le Polpettine Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Penne al Forno con le Polpettine (Meatballs)

'Tis the season... which means many a family gathering, which means many a fight and lots of passive aggression (except for me and my perfect family). I recently dined with Jackie the Jokeman (of Howard Stern Show fame). I... Read More »

Sundaya Pasta Lasagne alle Melanzane Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Lasagna alle Melanzane (Eggplant)

Spaghetti no. Eggplant yes. But neither by Marco Polo. I give credit where credit it due, and the Chinese don't get credit for spaghetti. I'll give them kudos for the eggplant, however, which has been cultivated in southern and... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Ziti al Pomodoro con Ricotta Salata Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Ziti al Pomodoro con Ricotta Salata (Tomato)

In Sweden, as the expression goes, when you pay someone back with gammal ost (old cheese), you are getting revenge. In Italy, when someone pays you back with old cheese, say for example, a chunk of  24-month aged... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Orecchiette con Radicchio e Salsiccia 2 Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Orecchiette con Radicchio e Salsiccia

I'm a Libra. Luckily, this means that I seek out beauty and balance. Sure, beauty is easy. But balance is hard; I prefer to juggle the extremes rather than rest in the middle. Today's pasta brings out the Libra in me. The... Read More »