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Amanda Cabot's Summer Pasta Salad

Amanda Cabot is the bestselling author of more than thirty novels including the Texas Dreams trilogy, the Westward Winds series, and Christmas Roses. A former director of Information Technology, she has written everything from technical books and articles for IT professionals to mysteries for teenagers and romances for all ages. Amanda is delighted to now be a full-time writer of Christian romances, living happily ever after with her husband in Wyoming. Learn more about Amanda and her books HERE.

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Her life is set to warp speed. His is slowing to a crawl. But love has its own timing. 

Marketing maven Kate Sherwood’s world is fast-paced, challenging, and always changing. The last thing she wants to do is grind to a halt at Rainbow’s End, a dilapidated resort in the Texas Hill Country. Still, she cannot deny her ailing grandmother’s request to visit the place where she and her deceased husband spent one glorious week fifty years ago. There, Kate meets Greg, who appears to be the resort’s unassuming handyman. But there’s more to Greg than meets the eye—billions more, in fact.

Kate isn’t looking for romance, but she can’t deny the sparks of attraction that fly every time she and Greg are together. Could there be a future there? Or will Kate’s long-sought promotion take her back to the big city? Amanda Cabot invites you to step into a place away from the pressures of the day. You might be surprised by what you find at Rainbow’s End. Buy Amanda's book HERE.

Amanda Cabot’s Summer Pasta Salad
Place in food processor and process with steel knife until smooth:

2 cups cottage cheese (My preference is for fat free, but any kind is fine.)
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
½ teaspoon black pepper

Pulse in:

28-30 ounces canned tomatoes, undrained (I prefer salt-free.)
Cook and drain:
1 pound pasta (I prefer mini penne, but any small pasta will work.)

Stir the tomato-cheese mixture into the pasta and chill thoroughly before serving. Note: the mixture will appear soupy when you first mix it, but the pasta will absorb some of the liquid as it chills. Serves 8.