Posts Tagged ‘Pasta’

Mediterranean Pasta Salad {Vegan}

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Most of us already have a favorite pasta salad in our cooking repertoire, but do you have the perfect vegan pasta salad that you can whip up for any summer party, picnic, or BBQ?

I know I didn’t before this. (more…)

BLT Pasta Salad {And a Few Other Pasta Salad Recipe Ideas}

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

BLT Pasta Salad with White Beans

Out of all my childhood memories, I remember summer vacation most vividly…those memories seem to be brighter, louder, and definitely more full of delicious smells and tastes. (more…)

Macaroni and Cheese with Cauliflower, Tuna, and Egyptian Roumy Cheese

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Macaroni and Cheese with Cauliflower, Tuna, and Egyptian Roumy Cheese

This dish is basically a grown-up version of Tuna Helper. (Despite my mom being the anti-processed food extremist that she was, which I now thank her for, even I tried Tuna Helper as a kid.) (more…)

Stovetop Tuscan Mac and Cheese

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Thank you to I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter® for sponsoring this post. I am happy for the opportunity to share products that I enjoy with my readers, and I hope you like my recipe for Stovetop Tuscan Mac and Cheese.

Stovetop Tuscan Mac and Cheese

There are the obvious sources of mealtime inspiration, like cookbooks, food magazines, and food blogs. There are friends’ recommendations, and remakes of restaurant favorites.

But how often do we really go to our moms for recipe advice? (I mean after college anyway…my mom was my cooking guru during undergrad!) (more…)

Savory Pumpkin + Cheese Stuffed Shells

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Savory Pumpkin + Cheese Stuffed Shells

Back home, Friday nights used to be my girls’-night-in sleepover night with my niece Autumn Rose. She’s all of ten now (wow, where did the time go?!), but you’d think she was at least fourteen from the way she looks (tallest in her class!) and the way she acts.

I’ve always been proud of her for being such a healthy eater – her mother drilled it into her from the very beginning and it has done wonders for her in every way. Which is why when I made this for dinner one Friday night late last winter I was completely surprised at her response: I don’t eat stuffed shells…they’re not my thing and I just don’t like them. Ok, first, lol. See what I mean? Ten going on fourteen. And second, this was coming from the girl who voluntarily orders pan-seared fish when eating out (in Disney, nonetheless!), drinks kombucha with me, and laughs in the face of savory green smoothies before gobbling them up (truth be told, I don’t even know many adults who can handle savory green smoothies…they really are an acquired taste!). (more…)

Pepper + Onion Pasta with Sausage {Giveaway}

Monday, January 28th, 2013

DSC_5720(small)I can’t resist picking up a unique (or better yet, strange) food item, and even something that seems as ordinary as pasta is no different. (Food bloggers, I know you get this…everyone else, I know it’s a little weird.) (more…)

Smoky White Cheddar Mac & Cheese with Leeks {And a Round-Up of Recipes Using Thanksgiving Leftovers}

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

In just a few days we’ll be enjoying my favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner – leftovers! Lately I’ve been going crazy making a sandwich with deli turkey, and I can’t wait to try it with leftover turkey from Thanksgiving. Here’s what goes into that glorious sandwich… (more…)

Pizza Mac & Cheese

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Pizza Mac & Cheese

It had to be done. Had to.

Last week I was talking to my friend Alyssa (the blogger behind the fabulous blog Everyday Maven); Ramadan was about to end, and she and I were discussing food. (Because really, during Ramadan sometimes food is the only thing you can think of.) So, anyway, I told her Ramadan was ending in a couple days and she said I should enjoy my favorite foods for a week straight. (See how awesome she is? Truly a girl after my own heart.) She said if she were me, she’d be making mac and cheese.

I had to laugh; she completely read my mind. Not 10 minutes earlier I had texted Mike, asking him to stop at Wegmans to pick up a box of pasta on his way home. I asked him for elbow noodles by name and the stars must have all been aligned because he actually knew what they were (unthinkable, really).

See what I mean? I had to make mac and cheese. (more…)

Vegetarian Bolognese

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Ouch, I think I just got a splinter in my face!, I muttered.

I was not a happy camper.  I had been (quite literally) bitten in the face by the spring-cleaning bug and I was tackling that cupboard in the kitchen.  You know the cupboard I’m talking about, the one you let go for months telling yourself it really isn’t that bad.  You probably have one too…it has random pots, pans, bowls, lids that doesn’t seem to match anything, plastic containers, glass jars of all sizes (why is it that for the life of me I can’t part with a single glass jar?), all manner of kebab sticks, coffee pots (four Turkish coffee pots, two French presses, and one American drip coffee maker, to be specific), a Crockpot, half sheet pans, quarter sheet pans, serving trays, pizza stones, popsicle trays, extra ice cube trays, and a few other odds and ends.

And in my kitchen, the worst part about this cupboard is that its door is small but it’s very deep so I nearly have to crawl into it to reach the items in the back.  Hence the splinter in my face, lol. (more…)

Spaghetti with Eggplant, Basil, & Breadcrumbs

Sunday, July 24th, 2011

For the full recipe, please see my guest post on Sanjeeta KK’s lovely blog Lite Bite.  She is starting a new series called Awesome Food  Bloggers and Their Healthy-Living Secrets and I am truly honored to be her first guest poster!  Thank you so much, Sanjeeta KK!

Hello! I’m Faith and I write An Edible Mosaic. This is my recipe collection of international favorites and updated American classics, with an emphasis on seasonal dishes. I focus on real foods that sustain body and mind, bring people together, and make a house a home. Welcome to my mosaic of recipes.

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