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Just another ravioli Sunday...

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So, after a Saturday night dinner party that takes two days of preparation, when Sunday comes around, I am looking for simplicity.  Today, that meant foraging through the freezer and coming up with Mushroom Ravioli from Port City Pasta in Lake Oswego.  With my bag of ravioli in hand, I then began my search for just the right sauce to accompany these earthy, creamy pillows of cheese and pasta.  I discovered the perfect recipe for Wild Mushroom Ravioli with Basil-Pine Nut Sauce in Giada De Laurentiis' Everyday Italian cookbook.  It was exactly what I was looking for.  However, since it is November and I didn't have any fresh basil on hand, I substituted fresh Oregano and Thyme.  The sauce comes together in a snap as you are heating up the water and boiling the pasta.  The browned butter, herbs, parmesan cheese and pine nuts create a tasty complement to the savory mushroom ravioli.  It was delicious and definitely filed under "Make again".