Vegetarian Pasta Primavera

One of my favorite meatless main dish recipes is vegetarian pasta primavera. My mom used to make this, and we all loved it. In fact, when my husband and I were first married, this recipe was something we would make on a weekly basis. Years later we realize that our waistlines, and health, cannot handle… [Read More]

A Spring Crop Superfood: Favorite Spinach Recipes

As kids many of us watched Popeye, and were told that spinach was the key to his super powers of strength. Well, today, we are still being told to eat our spinach and I for one love it. In fact, I’ve written several recipes containing spinach on this website. So today as part of our… [Read More]

Leftover Mac & Cheese Recipe Your Family Will Eat Up

This leftover mac & cheese recipe is super simple and a great way to use up the expensive cheese you buy for entertaining your guests. We always serve a few nice cheese wedges and crackers when we entertain. Often we set out an antipasto tray for everyone to enjoy with a drink before dinner. There… [Read More]

Pappardelle Pasta with Pork Ragu

Pappardelle with pork ragu. This dish is part of a cooking challenge. I love a challenge. It’s really just a game that gives you a starting point to focus on. Two months ago I joined some bloggers for a bi-monthly cooking challenge. The last one was all about potatoes. I made super easy scallopped potatoes. This one… [Read More]

Butternut Squash Pasta Recipe with Baby Greens

I couldn’t pass up all the wonder fall veggies at the farmers market this week. I picked up a couple of butternut squash some acorn squash and a few mini pumpkins for decorating. …..I love to make butternut squash soup but I also love this squash roasted. Most of the time I roast it with… [Read More]

Meyer Lemon Pasta with Shrimp, Spinach & Feta

For Christmas one year, my husband bought me a dwarf meyer lemon tree. It arrived in a 10″ blue pot and  in a short time had many flowers on it. They smelled heavenly. These flowers turned into lemons and by October I ended up have 13 ripe lemons. One dish I made with them was… [Read More]