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saucy balls

saucy balls // movita beaucoup

If you follow me on Facebook you were a part of 2.0’s Epic Weekend of Cooking. You didn’t have to clean up after him so it was probably very enjoyable for you. After seeing the fruits of his labour/my supervision, a few of you emailed to ask for our spaghetti and meatballs recipe. This makes…

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lobster pasta salad

lobster pasta salad | movita beaucoup

Guys! I’m guest posting for my pal, Kim, over at Cravings of a Lunatic today! I bet when Kim read my post she was thinkin’: this scampi happening. But that’s what happens when you hand control of your blog over to salmon else. Should I have scaled back on the fish puns? Probably. But I…

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easy summer pasta {crap no. 3}

easy summer pasta | movita beaucoup

. . . Here’s some more crap I’ve been meaning to tell you about: Summer has finally hit here in Nova Scotia. After about 40 days straight of rain, it’s hot and humid. Naturally, the first hot day in ages prompted the ancient boiler at the dance studio to kick in at full tilt, and…

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super easy pasta sauce {topped with shrimp… or not}

. . . 2.0 has been away on a golf trip. He goes every year with a ragtag group of other hairy, golf lovin’ creatures. I can only imagine what their rented condo smells like. It makes my eyes water. When 2.0 goes away, I do my best to eat as much shrimp as possible.…

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haddy’s shrimp pasta

I’ve noticed that every blogger who cares about food in the least is presenting you with wonderful holiday treats these days. I’ve spent part of the morning reading about cookies, cakes, loaves, and candies. Beautiful photos of sparkly bits and bobs. Tales of holidays past. So, I present to you: shrimp pasta. Festive, right? Well,…

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mactuna casserole

Guess what? Nope. Guess again. No. Guess again. Okay, I don’t know why you’d even suggest that. Cheesus. I’m just going to tell you. The Cat Farm is getting a major internet overhaul today. Yup. We’re getting FibreOp 2.0. We don’t know what the hell that is, but we know we like anything 2.0. Also,…

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pasta salad

Looking for something easy to throw together for dinner? Something that won’t kill you? How about a fresh pasta salad? How about a pasta salad that requires absolutely no culinary skills? Something a monkey could make – provided that monkey could cook pasta and slice a few veggies. Whelp, I’m here to answer your prayers.…

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kinda creamy pasta bake

We’re winter eating. Yup. Here at the Cat Farm, we’re still winter eating. Because there has been no sun. Actually, that’s a lie, because yesterday, for the first time in a month, we had a few hours of sun. I didn’t see it because I was locked in the studio, but I’m told it was totally…

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movita’s super easy pasta with garlicky cream sauce

It happens. You have a day, maybe a week, when nothing seems to get done. The to-do list keeps growing, and nothing gets checked off. This often happens at the Cat Farm, especially at this time of year – my most hectic time at work, and one of the busiest times for the gardens and…

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spaghetti and meatballs: make on day 1, eat on day 2

pork meatballs

Patience is a virtue. I made this spaghetti and meatball masterpiece on Friday afternoon. 2.0’s family was planning a visit for Saturday evening, so I wanted a crowd pleaser that could be assembled at the last minute when I got home from the studio. When I did a little taste test, it was good. But when…

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