Alfredo Sauce

I love the holidays, and I love the movie “The Holiday.” I love the scene where the characters curl up next to a warm fire with “Christmas Fettuccine.” For me, there are few things more comforting than a big bowl of creamy, cheesy, pasta. The fact that it comes together quickly is a huge bonus. This dish is perfect for the end of a long day, snuggled on the couch with your loved ones.

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Basic Tomato Sauce

Ditch the jar and start making your own healthy tomato sauce! It’s easy to make, and freezes well for those nights when you need to get a meal on the table quickly. We like this sauce over a mix of pasta and zoodles. Ready? Let’s get cooking!

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Chicken Piccata with Orzo and Wilted Arugula


If you’re looking for a special dinner for two that doesn’t take all day, this is it. Piccata is traditionally thin slices of meat (veal, although chicken is equally if not more common in the US) cooked and served with a lemon butter sauce. In my experience, it usually features capers as well. My mother LOVES capers. She loves them so much she might order used gum chewed by a total stranger if it were covered in capers. Anyways…This dish has all of the lemony brightness of a classic chicken piccata, but the arugula adds an earthy spiciness that balances the rich sauce and makes it a complete meal.

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