Chicken Parmesan with Arrabiata and Spaghetti Rigati

“Chicken Parm you taste so good”. I was craving Chicken Parmesan and it is all Peyten Manning’s fault. If you haven’t seen the Nationwide Insurance commercial with Payten Manning, watch it on YouTube or Vine. Basically he goes through his day repeating daily occurrences with the “Nationwide is on your side” theme. At one point…

Pappardelle with Vegetable “Bolognese”

You don’t miss the meat, seriously. I originally found this in a Bon Appetit magazine (Pappardelle with Vegetable “Bolognese”). I made a few modifications that make this one a keeper. We love pasta and eat it at least once a week. Usually we use a sauce plus a protein. I love mixing some pancetta into…

Squid Ink Pasta and Fettuccini Frutti di Mare

We love seafood and we love pasta. If you’re like us, then you’ll love this dish. Inspiration #1. My wife has a thing for bread and pasta. She craves carbs. One of our favorite local Italian restaurants, Giovanni’s (in Greenville, SC) serves this outstanding Frutti di Mare (fruit from the sea or seafood). I wanted…