Richmond Blogger Returns, and This Time She Cooks!

RICHMOND, Va- First up in the Virginia This Morning kitchen today is Local Activist and Richmond Blogger Dana Miller. Dana shows us her fabulous “Summertime Spaghetti” that is a perfect meal for evenings where you don’t want to heat up your kitchen but still want a hot meal. This dish combines the flavors of lemon, chicken broth, garlic, and the fresh vegetables of summer. For more information on Dana, you can visit her blog at


This light and delicious spaghetti dish is a perfect meal on those evenings when you don’t want to heat up your kitchen but you still want a hot meal. It combines the flavors of lemon, chicken broth and garlic with the fresh vegetables of summer.

Step 1

Break spaghetti noodles in half and criss cross them in the Pampered Chef Deep Covered Baker. Add Chicken Broth and Lemon Juice.

Microwave on High 11-13 Minutes making sure most of the liquid is absorbed. You will want to stir once halfway through.

Step 2

Prepare the sauce mixture. Process garlic, parmesan, parsley, lemon zest, oil and pepper in the Manual Food Processor until parsley is finely chopped. Set aside.

Step 3

Prepare the broccoli florets and tomatoes. Cut Tomatoes in Half using Quick Slice. Rinse off and measure vegetables with Measuring Collander.

Step 4

Shred chicken. Will briefly discuss different ways to prepare chicken and have accessible for your weeknight meals.

Step 5

Remove cooked pasta from microwave. Add Parmesan Sauce Mixture, tomatoes, chicken and broccoli then Microwave covered on high 2-3 additional minutes.

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