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summer pasta when the livin’ is easy

July 8, 2009
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quick, casual and delicious-summer pasta

quick, casual and delicious-summer pasta

Even when Dennis and I have spent the day working at Al Dente, the fact that we can head to the Lake House, which is only 5 minutes from our pasta factory, is an unbelievable luxury.   To top it off, as long as we remembered to grab a bag of pasta, we can have dinner ready in about 10 minutes. Last night I tossed Al Dente Egg Fettuccine with some cooked bacon, leftover green beans, extra virgin olive oil,  chives from our yard and salt that I brought back from France.    Life doesn’t get much simpler than that and, in my book, that’s what summer is all about.

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. July 13, 2009 10:17 am

    It lacks some kind of sauce if you ask me. I could definitely see some melted cheese on top of it all. Also more meat would be nice. Though I guess it wouldn’t really be “summer” pasta any more, would it?

  2. wendyow permalink*
    September 14, 2009 8:35 pm

    A recipe like this one doesn’t need sauce to have great flavor…with all those fresh summer ingredients…and, um, BACON. 😉

  3. February 2, 2010 8:46 pm

    awwww, it looks so tasty! I need to try this

    • Monique permalink*
      February 3, 2010 4:23 pm

      summer sounds good right now, doesn’t it? Although the snow falling today is beautiful.

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