Pasta

Easy and Useful Take Out for a Friend In Need or New Parents! A La Carte Wraps with Herb Goat Cheese Spread/Sauce or Dressing

  Do you ever have the take your friend dinner dilemma?  What to bring for a new mom or family or friend home recovering after surgery?  Well, join the club!  It’s not easy to find a dish that isn’t loaded with fat and is also easy to keep warm...

Dinner Dash: Savory Asparagus Sauce to Accompany Anything You Dish Up!

     Do you ever catch yourself with a chicken breast, rice pilaf or pasta that is in desperate need of a pick me up?  This creamy yet richly textured sauce using asparagus as its base, not only incorporates nutrition in a new way, but it’s really tasty too!...

Put A Dent In Your Spice Cabinet! Homemade Italian Seasoning

Rosemary, Basil, Thyme…Spices are to your meals as peanut butter is to jelly.  They enhance and complete your dishes, and without them you are left with bland, lackluster food.  On the flip side, if you allow your spices to linger in your cabinet for too long, they eventually lose...

Watermelon Salsa: Two Ways

Well parents, it’s here…Summer Break!  School is out, for us anyways and will be soon for the rest of you!  Many of you will be hitting the roads or sending out an invitation to a fun Memorial weekend gathering.  Because this last 2 weeks of school has been nuts,...

Sunday Supper: Healthy Mini Meatball Marinara

  It’s Thursday, plan today, shop Friday, cook Sunday!  I love spaghetti and meatballs but it can take a little time so I usually save this favorite dish until Sunday when I have more free time.  I sometimes do part of the work the day before, sometimes all on...

Weekend Bites: Butternut Squash Penne with Sage

If it’s fall, then it is time to add a little sage to your life.  Personally, I love sage.  It has a wonderful, potent aroma and adds a zing of flavor to poultry and pasta dishes.  I love getting the most bang for my buck by using sage with...

Autumn Dinner Party Menu: The Taste of the Season

Autumn Dinner Party Menu: The Taste of the Season

Autumn is a great time of year to do a dinner party with friends.  First of all, if you are a dinner party novice, avoid the holidays.  There is just to much going on and your friends are pretty worn out from going to things.  The fall, right after...