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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘pasta’

SCOTTSDALE – Italian Festival

This two-day event sponsored by the City of Scottsdale celebrates Italian culture, food, music, art, fashion and commerce. Demonstrations by renowned Italian DJ and food evangelist Don Pasta, performances by Quartetto Aires, plus pizza, gelato, handmade meatballs, pastas and wine. 11 a.m to 9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m to 5 p.m. Sunday. $15; free for […]

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SCOTTSDALE – Italian Festival

This two-day event sponsored by the City of Scottsdale celebrates Italian culture, food, music, art, fashion and commerce. Demonstrations by renowned Italian DJ and food evangelist Don Pasta, performances by Quartetto Aires, plus pizza, gelato, handmade meatballs, pastas and wine. 11 a.m to 9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m to 5 p.m. Sunday. $15; free for […]

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Dining in: 9 quick-and-easy recipes for family meals

During my 20 years as a food writer, I fielded a steady stream of questions from readers, friends and neighbors: What’s the best chef knife? How do you braise a chuck roast? What’s your favorite restaurant? Of all the assorted questions, there was only one that gave me pause: What are you cooking tonight? My […]

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Parenting hack: Quick family meals from pantry staples

Working parents know the sinking feeling only too well. It’s 6 p.m. and you’re met at the door by hungry, cranky kids and the realization that you forgot to thaw the pork loin for dinner. With a well-stocked pantry and a little know-how, there’s no need to panic or dial for takeout pizza for the […]

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Top Chefs: Team Lespron masters family cooking

Here’s the daily Quickfire challenge at Christy and PJ Lespron’s home: in 20 minutes, cook a balanced, nutrient-rich, delicious, budget-friendly dinner for five. Add two full-time parental work schedules. Top it off with the challenges of supervising homework and shuttling three kids to after-school activities. The high-stakes prize: a happy, healthy family. What is the […]

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Let’s Eat Out!

True Foods Restaurant, Organic food restaurant, eating out, Phoenix, Arizona, restaurant surveys, eating healthy

For the last three years, we have dedicated space in our November magazine to a directory of Valley restaurants where kids eat free. But we’ve always wondered, where do families really go? And why? So this year, we did something different. You will still find our updated Kids Eat Free directory online. Here, we’re focusing […]

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Pesto Broccoli Pasta

Once of my new favorite recipes that is healthy, quick and easy and everyone loves it! 1 container of pre-made pesto 1 package of frozen broccoli 1 package of pasta (I like Fusilli [spirals]) Parmesan cheese Steam broccoli. Then combine the steamed broccoli and pesto in a food processor and puree. Salt and pepper to […]

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Baked pasta & cheese yields cheers around the dinner table

We all need at least one go-to recipe that unfailingly yields cheers from around the dinner table. Yes, this one is a kid-pleaser, but it also happens to harbor healthful secrets. Plus, it’s remarkably versatile. Change up the cheeses according to your liking, and by all means toss in some cubed, steamed butternut squash, chopped […]

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