Old Bay Garlic Shrimp Pasta

Now I’ve made some pretty interesting flavor combos over pasta before, but this Old Bay garlic shrimp pasta might just be the most interesting one yet. Yes, I am aware there is nothing weird about shrimp and Old Bay, but have you had it over a plate of pasta before. Before you turn away, this dish doesn’t scream Old Bay like a seafood boil does. Instead it leans on the great spice mixture to make a savory and delicate garlic…

Broccoli Rabe Pesto

Pesto| pes.to |a sauce made of fresh basil, garlic, oil, pine nuts, and grated cheese. Well we are breaking the rules here. Thats right this broccoli rabe pesto has NO basil. Why? Well first it doesn’t need it, second I’m tired of buying basil with the intentions of making pesto, and it goes bad the next day. Before you say that you don’t need another pesto recipe, that your traditional basil pesto is all that you need, trust me this is…

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe

Ah Fall! It’s so close i can almost feel those crisp mornings, hear the crunch of the leaves, and taste those iconic Fall flavors. While most food blogs are going to hit you repeatedly over the head with pumpkin and apples I am going to highlight the not so obvious Fall produce. Starting with broccoli rabe or also referred to as rapini. This orecchiette with broccoli rabe pasta is a little more involved that some of my other pasta dishes…

Miso Chipotle Pasta

Get ready for a clash of nationalities. This miso chipotle pasta takes Asian, Mexican, and Italian flavors to create an unbelievably delicious dish. This pasta dish is spicy, smokey, and yet surprisingly bright. If you like things spicy, but your tolerance is low this one is for you. Best part? This dish is ready in 20 minutes and takes minimal prep making it a great weeknight dinner. Chipotles in adobo was my lifeline in college. At a $1.50 a can…

Spicy Aglio e Olio

Aglio e Olio or other known as spaghetti with olive oil and garlic is a traditional Italian dish comprised of just a handful ingredients. The result? An anytime, any day, flavorful, and quick pasta dish. If you came here looking for a traditional Aglio e Olio, then this recipe isn’t for you. Simply google “Aglio e Olio” and you will find a plethora of authentic recipes. If you stumbled upon this post because you are like me and want to…