Chèvre · Cheese · Pasta · Pasta Dough · Ravioli · Spinach

Herb Layered Ravioli Filled with Goat Cheese, Garlic Scallions and Wilted Spinach

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Those are thyme leaves (from the window box near my kitchen door).  I also used oregano, tarragon, and chives.  But I'm getting ahead of myself.

I've felt the urge to make fresh pasta lately, and I've seen, over the years, pasta with herb leaves pressed between the pasta layers.  So, in that fresh pasta mood, and with PLENTY of herbs (though not all are ready) to choose from, I set to work.

Chicken · Mushrooms · Pasta · Pasta Dough · Tortellini

Homemade Tortellini

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My sister and my brother-in-law went out to eat the other night at Arturo Joe's - a fabulous restaurant in Narragansett.  They both had the Tortellini Carbonara for their meals - my brother-in-law had chicken added to his - and of course the food was sublime.

Anyway, I couldn't figure out a way to sneak down to their house and steal the leftovers, so I figured I had to make my own.