Tag: pasta

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. […]

ITALIAN CHICKEN SOUP

  Soup is always a good idea for a “One Pot Dinner”! Everything needed for a complete meal is tossed into a soup. For this Italian Chicken Soup recipe, I have served it with grated cheese and a loaf of Homemade Bread, (found in my recipe collection) What a PERFECT Meal!   […]

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 […]

MAC & CHEESE CRAB ROLL

I suppose I always thought of Mac & Cheese as a kids dish, after all, that is what my kids often requested. But, when Food Network’s Clash of the Grandmas challenged me to create something unique and hand-held with “Mac and Cheese”, I thought, ‘adult, my Mediterranean roots, and Maryland, where I […]

CRAB PASTA SALAD

 While crab meat can have a mild, sweet flavor, it also pairs beautifully with any flavor joined with it. I have never been a fan of mayonnaise or cream with crab, simply because for me… it overpowers and takes away from crab’s gentle texture. And so, if you are a […]