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Oh hi! I’m Melissa.

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If there’s one thing I know how to cook, it’s pasta. I grew up in a home where pasta was always on the table, and I love serving it to my family today. From traditional Italian dishes to classic macaroni and cheese, I love them all and can’t wait to share them with you.


Easy Pasta Recipes

These simple recipes are perfect for any night of the week, and can usually be made with pantry staples.


Latest from the blog…

Caramelized Shallot Pasta

Caramelized Shallot Pasta

Why I love this caramelized shallot pasta This recipe is a riff on an old recipe from Blue Apron for Meyer lemon pasta that we made ages ago, and I’ve made it more shallot-centric and went with a more readily available lemons. Instead of cheese, this recipe is topped with crispy, seasoned breadcrumbs. I used…

Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

This cauliflower alfredo sauce recipe couldn’t be easier to make, and it’s a great healthy alternative to traditional alfredo sauce. It’s vegan and nut free, but it’s still creamy and full of flavor. Plus, it’s ready in just 10 minutes!

Goat Cheese Pasta

Goat Cheese Pasta

Ready for some grown up shells and cheese? This luxurious goat cheese pasta sauce is simple to make and will elevate those classic pasta shells with only a few ingredients. Garnish with fresh herbs and serve with your favorite grated cheese for a rich and satisfying meal.

Jambalaya Pasta

Jambalaya Pasta

This easy jambalaya pasta is one of our favorite creamy pasta recipes. It’s super filling, loaded with flavor and easy to customize. Garnish with green onions and serve with your favorite grated cheese for a simple weeknight meal. What I love about jambalaya pasta Here’s what you’ll need to make it How to make jambalaya…

Bucatini All’Amatriciana

Bucatini All’Amatriciana

While it’s traditionally made with guanciale, pancetta is more widely available and makes a perfect substitute in this bucatini all’amatriciana. This dish is named after its place of origin, Amatrice, Italy. The simple tomato sauce is full of flavor and pairs well with the bite of al dente bucatini. Serve it with pecornio romano and a glass of your favorite Italian white wine.

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