Ham, Pecan and Blue Cheese Pasta Salad

Easy Fast Flexible nuts Pasta Recipes Salads

I love summer salads, especially this pasta salad. The flavors seem perfectly matched: salty but slightly sweet ham, pungent blue cheese, fragrant rosemary, crunchy pecans. Read more

Leek, Chicken Sausage and Split Pea (or Lentil) Soup

Easy Grains Pasta Recipes Soup

This hearty soup was quite satisfying. It’s a Katie Workman recipe that was printed in the  Louisville Courier-Journal (thanks, mom-in-law). Read more

Curried Tortelloni Soup

Easy Fast Pasta Recipes Soup

I tried this recipe on a whim a few years ago, not completely convinced my husband would like it. He isn’t a big fan of curry powder. But he loves this, helped in no small part, I suspect, by the peanut garnish. Read more

Pizza Pasta Salad

Blog Pasta Recipes Salads

This is one of my go-to pasta salads, and I most recently made  it for a Memorial Day cookout with my family. I usually buy a red pepper-parmesan  vinaigrette for the dressing, but I couldn’t find it this time and was forced to make up my own. I ended up with a better pasta salad, so it was worth that little bit of extra work. Read more