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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.


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Red Wine Pasta Sauce

Red Wine Pasta Sauce

Slowly simmered to infuse it with complex flavors, this red wine pasta sauce is delicious, but so simple to make. Serve it with your favorite pasta for a unique alternative to traditional marinara sauce.

One Pot Pasta Puttanesca

One Pot Pasta Puttanesca

Loaded with umami, this one pot pasta puttanesca blends the aromatic flavors of capers, kalamata olives and anchovies into a full bodied tomato based sauce. It cooks with the spaghetti all in one pot, making it a super easy meal with very little cleanup.

Lemon Ricotta Pasta

Lemon Ricotta Pasta

This lemon ricotta pasta is creamy, zesty and full of fresh flavor. The best part is that it doesn’t take long to make, so you can whip it up easily on a busy night. Garnish it with some freshly sliced basil, and this dish will be too pretty to pass up. One of the things…

Sweet Potato Pasta with Cilantro Tahini Sauce

Sweet Potato Pasta with Cilantro Tahini Sauce

This easy, vegan sweet potato pasta features roasted sweet potatoes and linguini noodles tossed in a creamy, cilantro tahini sauce. This recipe is super easy to make and it’s perfect for fall! Why I love this sweet potato pasta with cilantro tahini sauce This is one my favorite pasta recipes. We used to make it…

Spicy Miso Pasta

Spicy Miso Pasta

This spicy miso pasta is packed with umami with, a nice spicy kick and topped with furikake seasoning for extra flavor. It’s so good that you’ll be amazed by how simple it is to make. Serve it as a vegetarian main course or alongside your favorite mains for a quick side dish. Why you’ll love…

Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe

Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe

This unique pesto pasta salad features smoked turkey, cranberries and toasted pine nuts with a flavorful, creamy pesto dressing. The recipe is so easy and can be made in only 30 minutes. Serve it cold as a refreshing main dish or as a side for your favorite summer recipes. Why I love this pesto pasta…

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