Pasta

Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera

Bow-Ba Fett Pasta! Or, commonly known as Pasta Primavera. I’m serving up this recipe from my May Menu on May 4th, which is Star Wars Day. May The 4th Be With You. Pasta Primavera is the perfect spring recipe. Last weekend, a huge snow storm […]

This Pad Thai Recipe Will Make You Forget About Takeout Forever!

This Pad Thai Recipe Will Make You Forget About Takeout Forever!

There is no need to call for takeout with this classic noodle dish.  Pad Thai is is easy to make and the sauce recipe makes more than you’ll need and can be frozen for your next dinner party or weeknight meal. This is another one […]

Get Ready For Back To School With This Easy Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Get Ready For Back To School With This Easy Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

This is honestly the creamiest Macaroni and Cheese you’ll ever have! It’s been a week or so a couple weeks (eeey) since I last shared a recipe.  This summer has been absolutely insane, and on top of it all, I hurt myself, and wasn’t able to […]

Simple 30 Minute Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli

Simple 30 Minute Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli

G.G.S!  This is how all great homemade Asian inspired dishes start!  Ginger, garlic, scallions (green onions), and it’s delicious every time!  These super easy Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli use the “holy trinity” and are ready in only 30 minutes! Chef David taught me […]

Your New Go To Weeknight Dinner!  30-Minute Fettuccine Alfredo

Your New Go To Weeknight Dinner! 30-Minute Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo is a guilty pleasure!  It’s another one of the first things that D.J. made me, and it’s such a guilty pleasure, you’ll forget all about the calories, and just dive into the creamy cheesy pasta without any guilt.  This 30-Minute Fettuccine Alfredo will […]

A 30 Minute Kid Friendly Dinner For Busy Weeknights!  Creamy Chicken, Broccoli and Bacon Pasta

A 30 Minute Kid Friendly Dinner For Busy Weeknights! Creamy Chicken, Broccoli and Bacon Pasta

A 30 minute kid-friendly dinner with pasta, cheese AND bacon.  What’s not to love?  Creamy Chicken, Broccoli and Bacon Pasta is a recipe that will have everyone coming back for seconds! This was a last minute recipe inspired by Anthony.  D.J. surprised me with a […]

Impress Your Sweetie This Valentine’s Day With Homemade Ravioli alla Bucco | Homemade Ravioli Filled With Prosciutto and Three Cheeses

Impress Your Sweetie This Valentine’s Day With Homemade Ravioli alla Bucco | Homemade Ravioli Filled With Prosciutto and Three Cheeses

Enjoy a romantic dinner in with your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day and make them these simple, but elegant Ravioli alla Bucco.  Another recipe inspired from The Soprano’s Family Cookbook, homemade pasta dough is rolled thin and filled with a light and fluffy blend of three […]

Fried Mac and Cheese Bites with Green Chilies and Bacon Make For an Appetizer Your Guests Won’t Forget!

Fried Mac and Cheese Bites with Green Chilies and Bacon Make For an Appetizer Your Guests Won’t Forget!

Cheesy balls of fried goodness!  These Fried Mac and Cheese Bites are kicked up a little with Green Chiles and Bacon making them the perfect appetizer for any game day – especially Super Bowl Sunday!  Expect to run out of these babies quick! As Super […]

A Simple 15 Minute Spaghetti Dinner Your Family Will Love!  5 Ingredient Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil Recipe

A Simple 15 Minute Spaghetti Dinner Your Family Will Love! 5 Ingredient Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil Recipe

Spaghetti Aglio Olio, or Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil is a classic Italian dish encompassing the fresh flavors of parsley with fruity olive oil and roasted garlic and a pinch of red pepper flakes. Usually when I talk spaghetti, I mean traditional Spaghetti and Meatballs, […]

A Quick and Easy Meatless Monday Meal Using Leftover Spaghetti Sauce – Easy Kid-Friendly 30 Minute Stuffed Shells Recipe

A Quick and Easy Meatless Monday Meal Using Leftover Spaghetti Sauce – Easy Kid-Friendly 30 Minute Stuffed Shells Recipe

Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce is a staple in our house.  If it’s not in the fridge, there is a container of it in the freezer ready for another meal.   We use Spaghetti Sauce for everything from Cabbage Rolls to Baked Ziti and even Homemade Pizza. […]

One More Way To Use Up Your Leftover CrockPot Spaghetti Sauce With This Easy 30-Minute Kid Friendly Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Bake Recipe

One More Way To Use Up Your Leftover CrockPot Spaghetti Sauce With This Easy 30-Minute Kid Friendly Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Bake Recipe

It’s no surprise that we love to use CrockPot Spaghetti Sauce in all sorts of different recipes.  This kid-friendly recipe has all of the flavors of Pepperoni Pizza mixed with Baked Ziti, this is a fantastic week night kid-friendly dinner solution.  This recipe would be […]

Something Else To Make with Leftover Spaghetti Sauce!  Everyone’s Favorite Italian Dinner – The BEST Chicken Parmesan Recipe You’ll Ever Have

Something Else To Make with Leftover Spaghetti Sauce! Everyone’s Favorite Italian Dinner – The BEST Chicken Parmesan Recipe You’ll Ever Have

Here is another great kid-friendly recipe that’s perfect as the nights start to cool off.  Chicken Parmesan is probably the dish that I cook most often for dinner guests.  It’s even the very first thing that DJ made me for dinner when we started dating. […]

Use Up Your Leftovers!  Try This Simple Three Cheese Meat Lasagna Recipe

Use Up Your Leftovers! Try This Simple Three Cheese Meat Lasagna Recipe

This recipe was inspired from some leftover ragu/meat sauce that I had in the fridge.  The recipe for the ragu (or meat sauce) uses my crockpot spaghetti sauce recipe, and ground beef and pork, then is simmered for 20 minutes (or longer).  If you don’t […]

3 Ways To Celebrate Your Love of Lasagna On National Lasagna Day!

3 Ways To Celebrate Your Love of Lasagna On National Lasagna Day!

Celebrate National Lasagna Day tonight with one of these 3 easy lasagna recipes.  Lasagna really is easy to make, it just takes a little assembly.  It all starts with a great sauce.  The recipe for sauce in all three of these lasagna recipes is the […]

Another Easy One Dish Kid-Friendly Dinner Idea Ready In Only 20 Minutes!  Easy Kid-Friendly Chicken Pot Pie Pasta Recipe

Another Easy One Dish Kid-Friendly Dinner Idea Ready In Only 20 Minutes! Easy Kid-Friendly Chicken Pot Pie Pasta Recipe

This recipe was inspired from two other recipes, creamy chicken and broccoli pasta and chicken noodle casserole. It tastes just like chicken pot pie, but without all the hassle of making pie dough!  Use up any leftover chicken you have in the fridge, like we did […]

Never Buy The Boxed Stuff Ever Again!  An Easy Cheesy 20-Minute Homemade Cheeseburger Macaroni Recipe

Never Buy The Boxed Stuff Ever Again! An Easy Cheesy 20-Minute Homemade Cheeseburger Macaroni Recipe

After making this recipe for homemade cheeseburger macaroni, you’ll never buy the boxed stuff again.   Now, I can’t say this recipe is the healthiest one I’ve ever posted, but I guarantee you that it is a heck of a lot healthier than the boxed […]