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Pasta with Mascarpone Pumpkin Sauce and Toasted Walnuts

Pasta with Mascarpone Pumpkin Sauce and Toasted Walnuts

Pumpkin is a popular filler for pasta this time of year but instead of making my own pasta, I decided to make a pasta sauce incorporating the flavors of pumpkin, mascarpone cheese, sage, and onion with chives and toasted walnuts for garnish
Asian Spice Rubbed Ribs with Pineapple-Ginger BBQ Sauce and Black and White Sesame Seeds

Asian Spice Rubbed Ribs with Pineapple-Ginger BBQ Sauce and Black and White Sesame Seeds

If using the kamado-style ceramic charcoal cooker. Add the garlic, ginger and onions and cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Add the pineapple chunks and habanero and cook for 1 minute. Add the pineapple juice and cook until it caramelizes slightly, about 3 minutes. Add the hoisin, ketchup, brown sugar, ancho powder, mustard, honey, soy sauce, star anise and cinnamon and cook until thickened, about 30 minutes. Preheat a charcoal grill with about 80 briquettes off to 1 side, or in a kamado-style ceramic charcoal cooker with the ceramic plate removed. Put the ribs on the grill, top-side down, directly over the hot coals and cook until golden brown and a crust has formed, about 10 minutes. Cook until the ribs are tender and juicy, about 2 hours. Put the ribs on the grill, top-side down, directly over the hot coals and cook until golden brown and a crust has formed, about 10 minutes. Cover and cook until ribs are tender and juicy, about 2 hours. If using the ceramic charcoal cooker, leave the plate in and brush liberally with sauce for 15 to 20 minutes before removing from the grill
Asian Cucumber Sesame Salad

Asian Cucumber Sesame Salad

This Asian Cucumber Salad is my celebratory ‘Spring is coming. I always go back and forth about how much of Mike’s health problems to share on my blog
Algerian Chicken with Olives Tagine

Algerian Chicken with Olives Tagine

Cook Time. Cook Time. Related Cook Time. Cook Time. 14 Serves 3 If you are looking for a recipe that tastes heavenly and makes the house smell fantastic try this Algerian Tagine chicken with olives, a yummy recipe you must give it a go. Instructions Heat oil in a large pan over high-medium heat, add onion slices and sautée for 2 minutes add the chicken and sprinkle with salt and pepper, cook 4 minutes on each side or until browned, add the garlic followed by other four ingredients and stir for a further minute, cover and let it cook for 30 seconds then pour in the chicken broth, stir and cover, bring to a boil. Squeeze enough juice from a lemon and cut it into widgets add it to the pan, reduce the heat and simmer until your chicken is cooked through add the olives in the last 10 minutes
Pasta with Pumpkin Sauce

Pasta with Pumpkin Sauce

Add the cooked pasta, salt and pepper, italian herbs and some basil. Let it cook for a minute. Cook pasta in the boiling water for 8-10 minutes or until al dente
Slow Cooker 3-Cheese Tortellini

Slow Cooker 3-Cheese Tortellini

She posted her version in myFacebook crock pot group and said that her family “fights like wild dogs,” to eat this meal