Apricot Pork Pasta with Feta

by zesty on October 24, 2012 · 37 comments

Come here Wednesdayand give me a hug!  Ahhhh thank you.  Happy Wednesday to you! After visiting the new local market last week, I left with a nice pork roast that I was planning to roast for sandwiches, stir-fry and whatever else rolled through my brain. This dish was an ad hoc lunch prepared in less [...]


Spicy Mushroom and Tomato Pasta

by zesty on October 31, 2011 · 5 comments

Happy Halloween!!  Sorry for the rush in the day but i have 17 things to do this morning and only about 45 minutes to do it.  Including getting my costume on for work.  Depending how I look I may share a photo or two on Wednesday! OK OK – the weekend is over and it [...]


Zesty Pasta in 11 Minutes or Less

by zesty on April 18, 2011 · 1 comment

Happy Monday morning to you.  Or let’s at least hope it is a happy Monday.  It’s Easter week which is kind of exciting, shortened work week, chocolate everywhere and a bunny will be hopping by the house soon enough.  Ever not feel like making dinner and ordering out but you don’t want to order out [...]

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It’s Friday, It’s Friday!!  How are you doing?  Hopefully all is well but just in case you are down in the dumps – I have a spicy low carb pasta recipe that will make your tongue hop.  One of my favorite things to eat with pasta is a little bit of heat.  Nothing uncontrollable but [...]


Baked Pasta Casserole w/ Bacon

by zesty on November 17, 2010 · 25 comments

A slight issue in the house that Cooking built.  The furnace is NOT working.  Nothing to be alarmed about but I just do not have a tonne of time to post as I have to get the technician here and still get Cooking junior on the bus and hit the office for a meeting.  In [...]


Penne Pasta in a Hurry

by zesty on July 5, 2010 · 1 comment

Happy Monday and Happy Belated birthday to my US neighbors. This week is action packed on the Cooking front with 7 blog consulting gigs to finish, work work, HugeCookinging, soccer and some chores outside to stay on top of before I am on vacation next week.  Did I tell you we rented a 36′ [...]

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Zesty Tries Kamut!

by zesty on June 25, 2010 · 2 comments

Happy Friday.  As promised, a fun little post today thanks to some free goodies that were sent to me from the fine folks at Swanson Health products.  Included in the package last week are Natural Organic Almonds ( YUM), Raw Organic Honey and some Eden Organic Kamut Pasta Vegetable Spirals. I have never tries Kamut [...]


Good morning, good afternoon or good night!  Hopefully you had a great father’s day weekend – I sure know I did.  It all started with my first ever visit to a “Tweetup” at St. James Gate on Friday evening.  There was a very good turn out and it turned out to be pretty interesting.  The [...]


Beef Ravioli with Pea and Bacon Sauce

by zesty on December 2, 2009 · 8 comments

Did the post title grab your attention?  When I heard this was on the menu as one of the courses for Football Sunday I could not help but feel my mouth water.  I do love ravioli but when you add bacon – it simply kicks this up to an all new level.  What I found [...]


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