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Orecchiette with Chorizo and Chickpeas

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Orechiette is a distinctive Puglian type of pasta shaped roughly like small ears, as orecchio in Italian means eat, and Orecchiette means little ears. The pasta is roughly 3/4 of an inch across, slightly domed, and the centers are thinner than the rim of the pasta. The pastas texture is soft in the middle and more chewy
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Gluten-Free Penne with Smoked Bacon and Butternut Squash

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Butternut squash and also refereed to butternut pumpkin in Australia and New Zealand, is a winter squash. It has a sweet, nutty taste similar to pumpkin. According to Specialty Produce the butternut squash was developed in Stow, Massachusetts in 1940 by Charles A. Leggette. The squash is a member of the gourd family and is the
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Asparagus and Bacon Cream Pasta

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According to Food History asparagus has a long history as far back as the first century. There are records of it growing in ancient Greece and Rome. History even records Egyptians over 2,000 years ago cultivated asparagus for medicinal reasons (Kitchen Project) Of course most eatable plants were first discovered growing wild, and asparagus is no
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Gluten-Free Rigate With Roasted Butternut Squash & Smoked Bacon

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The ultimate comfort food and easy to make pasta dish. With its subtle sweetness, butternut squash is a flavor that will go with almost any main dish. This buttery and savory dish with hints of herbaceous sage and the subtle sweetness and spice of shallots and cayenne pairs well the smoked applewood bacon. Gluten-Free Rigate
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Gluten-Free Creamy Pesto Fettuccine

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I like going to the Kona Grill here in town. They make the best Apple Walnut Bread Pudding and a wonderful Macadamia Chicken Salad. My favorite though is their Basil Pesto Linguine. I did adventure into the kitchen and used my cooking skills to try and mimic the dish (I posted it here: Basil Pesto
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Basil Pesto Linguine

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Are you familiar with Andouille sausage, which has its origins in Brittny, France. It is a smoked meat using pork. The sausage is used in used in Louisiana Creole culture. It is a sausage much like Mexican style chorizo as some Andouille sausage makers also use the gastrointestinal system of the pig. Andouille is made
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Gluten-Free Penne with Caponata Sauce

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You have no doubt heard of people who eat a gluten free diet. A gluten free diet excludes gluten, a protein found in wheat and related grains, like barley and rye. Gluten causes health problems in those who suffer with Celiac disease (CD) and in some cases those who may have allergies to wheat. Some have argued
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Italian Pasta With Pesto Sauce

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Basil is used in Italian, Mediterranean, and Thai cuisine. Verities of basil include the Sweet Basil, Lemon Basil, Thai Basil, and Holy Basil. The latter is used in Ayurvedic traditional medicine practices. Basil is a member of the Lamiaceae family, and included with the plant species is the mint, oregano, catnip, rosemary, and sage. Italian Pasta With Pesto
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Mushroom Tortellini with Asparagus

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The medical journal, “American Medical Association” publish  in 2010 based on a study that found vitamin B-6 when combined with folate ( not folac acid, the inferior form, a synthetic form) and methionine ( an amino acid, also found in meat, chicken, fish, eggs, garlic, onions, legums, and some dairy) can reduce the chances of
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Spaghetti Carbonara

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As with many recipes, the origins of the dish Spaghetti Carbonara and its name are uncertain or ambiguous. There are countless speculations as to the origin of the name, which some have concluded the name Spaghetti Carbonara may be more recent than the dish itself. The name is derived from carbonaro, Italian for charcoal burner.
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