Mediterranean Pasta Salad

This is a super easy pasta salad that I love to make at any time of the year.  The pasta is full of rich Mediterranean flavors, and includes as medley of tomatoes, olives, sun-dried tomatoes, mozarella, and bacon.  I have used feta cheese before although I think the milder mozzarella is a much better complement to the rest of the … Continue reading

Pasta with Smoked Salmon & Peas in a Dill Cream Sauce

We had a good amount of crème fraîche leftover from the  Chicken and Artichoke Fricassée with Morel Mushrooms recipe, and as we were fairly new in cooking this particular ingredient, we were a bit stumped as to what to do with it.  As the expiration date loomed near, I started searching all over the internet … Continue reading

Strawberry Orange Pasta Salad

I first tried this at my cousin’s place; she had made it for her son’s 7th birthday party in August.  It was a fantastic summer pasta salad and a crowd-pleaser amongst the picky kid eaters and adults alike.  It tasted very refreshing and the combination of mandarin oranges and strawberries was great!  Ok, so the … Continue reading