Pasta & Pizza

PIZZA PRIMAVERA

I can’t think of a more delicious way to enjoy spring veggies than on a PIZZA!! Primavera, in Italian simply means ‘spring’. Look at all the beautiful asparagus and juicy cherry tomatoes popping up everywhere. And those herbs… Oh My Goodness the herbs! Oregano lasted all winter in my greenhouse, […]

GRANDMAS SNEAKY MEATBALLS

Picky Eaters! Could be your kids. Your grandchildren. The adult in your life. Or… maybe it’s YOU! I have a trick for getting the pickiest eater to eat lots of veggies. It worked for my kids. Works for my grandkids, and it is sure to work for you picky adults […]

RAMEN

Dinner for one. Whether is it a lifestyle, or the occasional occurrence, we still want something healthy, fast and easy to prepare, and Home Cooked! Ramen shops have popped up all over America and are a perfect way to grab a fast, completely balanced meal. In Japan, there are at […]

HOMEMADE NOODLES IN SOUP

Making homemade pasta couldn’t be easier! Well, the only thing that could make it easier is a pasta rolling attachment for your mixer, but rolling the dough out by hand works well too. Just a little extra man-power, and you can get the same results. I love that homemade pasta […]

CHOCOLATE CHILI PASTA

Chocolate Passion So, you say you love Chocolate. Yummy, thick, sweet, melted, whipped chocolate. But, maybe what you really love is flavored sugar? Because chocolate is not sweet, or gooey, or melty… It is bitter, powdery, and almost hot. Let’s test your chocolate passion to a new level of flavor. […]

PIZZA ROLL

Pizza, Pizza, Pizza! Anything you can put ON and pizza, you can put IN a Pizza Roll. Actually, the possibilities are more inviting, because the Pizza Roll is easier to eat, serve, and save. Use your imagination, or simply empty your fridge into this easy to make dough, roll that […]

STUFFED SHELLS

Fast, easy, and savable dinners. THAT is what the busy holiday season needs. Actually, a few of these tucked away in your freezer are welcome any time of year. Stuffed shells are just the “fix” for a busy life. Homemade stuffed shells, of course! Hot, Cheesy, Spicy, and delicious. Tomato […]

SQUID INK PASTA & SQUID

Halloween is a fun time to plan a dinner party! The ambiance, the chill in the air, a crackling fire, and the food make for a very “grown-up” evening. Squid ink pasta is a delicious first course. Throw in a few squid tentacles, lightly bathed in hot brew of olive […]

BLT PIZZA!

  TOMATOES TOMATOES TOMATOES!  July. The great harvest month of tomatoes. They are being harvested from fields, patio pots, even window sills, and there are more ways to use this luscious fruit than we will remember from season to season?  I will confess that when the depths of winter set […]