Invite your neighbors over for dinner for a warming dish of farfalle and garlic bread. (Serves 6)

Farfalle with Sausage, Cannellini Beans, and Kale

Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro

Garlic Toast Preheat broiler. Coat tops of 12 (1/2-inch thick) slices diagonally cut French bread baguette with cooking spray; sprinkle evenly with 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder and 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning. Place bread slices on a baking sheet; broil 2 minutes or until golden brown.

Sliced pears with amaretti cookies 


Total time: 35 minutes

1. While water boils for pasta:
• Prepare ingredients for sausage mixture.

2. While pasta cooks:
• Preheat broiler.

3. While sausage mixture simmers:
• Prepare garlic toast.
• Slice pears.

4. Add pasta and remaining ingredients to sausage mixture.