Butternut, Sage & Tarragon Lobster Pasta

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By popular request, here is the Valentine’s Day Recipe; made in the wilds of Montana in a little log cabin by the Yellowstone River… ·         1 small to medium grilled or roasted butternut squash ·         1 Tbs. olive oil ·         2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice ·         1 pound Italian dried pasta ·         1  medium (1.5-2.0…

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A Last Best Place

Been off the grid while hiking and backpacking Glacier Park. But that doesn’t mean slouching off at the chuck wagon! Here’s a little something done with 2 propane burners and a little creativity; Rabbit Fricassee over Pasta!  

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Day 6: Shrimp Diablo Pasta with Red Sauce

Shrimp Diablo Pasta with Red Sauce and fresh baked French Bread Today we use the rest of the spicy shrimp salad, but with a twist, a doughy twist. The spicy shrimp salad is used as a ravioli filling, topped with a lovely red sauce and served up with some from scratch French bread-which if served…

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Day Four: Brie Omelet with Fresh Pasta Alfredo

For Day Four, it’s back to a continental classic! An under appreciated treat of French cuisine is a well prepared classic tri-fold omelet with a little melted brie in the center. Add fresh pasta with a drizzle of Alfredo sauce and….     Basic Pasta 2 cups flour (about 9 ounces) 2 eggs 2 Tbs…

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And Now for Something Completely Different: Seared Sea Scallops with Mugwort Citrus Sauce

The soft gentle flesh of the scallop melds with the al dente texture of perfectly cooked pasta; just as the firm peas combine pleasantly with a slightly sweet crunch of steamed carrots. The sauce balances the bitterness of mugwort with the sweetness of citrus notes. The pearl onions add the visual appeal of  edible moonstones…

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Eggs-tra Special

Here’s a tasty treat that’s great for any brunch. I know my friend, Chef Christo, will appreciate this as he is as passionate about deliciously prepared eggs as I am. Eggs were poached inside some from scratch herb pasta and topped with crispy parma prosciutto and  chopped tomato that was on the vine only minutes…

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Sweet Heart Pasta

Here’s a sneak peek for all our readers. This will air on The Daily Buzz national morning show on Valentine’s Day, but here’s the scoop. We did a lovely fresh pasta dish using our basic pasta recipe.  We then added some garlic, shallots, wine, olive oil, roasted tomatoes, fresh bay scallops and herbs. A little…

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Lindsey’s Luscious Lamb

There was a lot of help for today’s post. First I borrowed some alliteration from Christo over at Chez What for the title. Then we had a little leftover Easter lamb; that scrumptious cherry balsamic apple wood smoked lamb (video from nationally syndicated Southern Living’s Daytime TV to be up shortly). Finally, I had a…

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Lobster MacDaddy and Cheese

  Here by special request for Kim and Tara is the Lobster Mac ‘N Triple Cheese dish we did over Christmas. Hope you enjoy! Tail and claw meat from 2 ~ 1 ¼ pound lobsters 16 oz dried pasta (like Fusilli or elbows, etc.) ½ onion with 2 cloves and ½ bay leaf (onion piquet)…

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Fresh Fettucelle with Lemon Butter Champagne Sauce

Here’s a pasta dish that works great with just about any protein you want to toss in. We cut the fresh pasta a little narrower than typical fettuccine, hence the fettucelle designation. Cooked simply in  a pan with olive oil, spices, lemon zest. capers and sun dried tomatoes it was topped of with a lemon…

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