Pappardelle with Peas and Pancetta

Pappardelle pasta is amazing.  The first time I had it was in Philadelphia when visiting my sister at grad school.  We went with my parents to this great authentic Italian restaurant.  They served it as a Lemon Pepper Pappardelle Pasta with _____ Sauce.  I can’t remember the exact sauce… but it was amazing.  Equally amazing was the young and beautiful Italian man repeating the name of the culinary creation over and over again.  Why was he repeating it you may be wondering?  Well my mother asked him to of course! Just one more time….

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Penne Bosciaola

The fresh vegetables in this pasta are to die for.  Baby spinach, sauteed mushrooms and onions, and TONS of little grape tomatoes.  I love that this dish is bursting with so much flavor, yet it takes such a short time to make it!

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