Instructables: exploring - food - pasta - recipe - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:25:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 spaghetti and meatballs http://www.instructables.com/id/spaghetti-and-meatballs/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:20:10 PDT
tomato sauce recipe http://www.instructables.com/id/tomato-sauce-recipe/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:12:51 PDT
Homemade Pesto http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Pesto/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:37:09 PDT
Bake Pasta in a Slow Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Bake-Pasta-in-a-Slow-Cooker/
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 16:39:38 PST
vegetable lasagna http://www.instructables.com/id/vegetable-lasagna/
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 11:12:27 PST
Ricotta & Spinach Gnocchi http://www.instructables.com/id/Ricotta-Spinach-Gnocchi/
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 09:46:19 PDT
How to Make and Easy Heirloom Tomato Puree: It Can be Used Many Ways! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-and-Easy-Heirloom-Tomato-Puree-It-Can/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/YOBV/HJKC1DQU/FONYOBVHJKC1DQU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/YOBV/HJKC1DQU/FONYOBVHJKC1DQU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/YOBV/HJKC1DQU/FONYOBVHJKC1DQU.SMALL.jpg TheRustedGarden An heirloom tomato puree is really easy to make. It has a dozen uses. It only takes about an hour from harvest to finished product. This video shows you how to make the basic puree from your freshly picked heirloom tomatoes. You can add in onions, herbs, zucchini, eggplant, peppers or whatever else ...
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 11:05:34 PDT
Herb Pesto http://www.instructables.com/id/Herb-Pesto/
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 11:49:56 PDT
marinara sauce http://www.instructables.com/id/marinara-sauce/
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 00:19:28 PDT
polenta lasagna http://www.instructables.com/id/polenta-lasagna/
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Wed, 29 May 2013 16:17:52 PDT
Pizza Pasta http://www.instructables.com/id/Pizza-Pasta/
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Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:52:50 PST
mac and cheese http://www.instructables.com/id/mac-and-cheese/
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 17:03:52 PST
Creamy Pumpkin Mac 'n Cheese http://www.instructables.com/id/Creamy-Pumpkin-Mac-n-Cheese/
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Sat, 3 Nov 2012 10:47:22 PDT
Easy Linguine with Mussels!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Linguine-with-Mussels/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/T5Q1/H8SVC07K/F7ET5Q1H8SVC07K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/T5Q1/H8SVC07K/F7ET5Q1H8SVC07K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/T5Q1/H8SVC07K/F7ET5Q1H8SVC07K.SMALL.jpg marquino28 Here is one of my favorite pasta recipes that i made one time when i was very hungry and had limited food supplies... What you need: 1.-   One or two boxes of Linguine (any brand and depending how many servings you will make) One box of Barilla Linguine serves 4 2.-   Mussels any kind but i prefer ...
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Sat, 27 Oct 2012 15:41:23 PDT
Mexican Chicken Alfredo http://www.instructables.com/id/Mexican-Chicken-Alfredo/
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Sun, 21 Oct 2012 14:45:08 PDT
Spaghetti ~IN~ Meatballs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Spaghetti-IN-Meatballs/
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Wed, 25 Jul 2012 13:38:42 PDT
Pasta with Onions http://www.instructables.com/id/Pasta-with-Onions/
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Sun, 6 Jun 2010 14:02:47 PDT
Eggs Benedict Spaghetti http://www.instructables.com/id/Eggs-Benedict-Spaghetti/
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 09:34:35 PST
Last-Minute Lasagna http://www.instructables.com/id/Last-Minute-Lasagna/
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