Pasta

Penne in Cream Sauce with Sausage

Penne in Cream Sauce with Sausage

This may not look like much but this is one heavenly dish. I do believe that about seven years ago this recipe was the most searched, downloaded and read recipe on Epicurious (my most favorite […]

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Pasta with Scallops, Artichoke Hearts and Arugula

Pasta with Scallops, Artichoke Hearts and Arugula

I love a quick, easy and delicious dish.  This recipe fits the bill just perfectly.  I absolutely love scallops, but if they are not your thing you can always use shrimp or cube your favorite […]

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Garnish with fresh basil and some Parmesan cheese.  Mangia!

Braciole (Italian beef rolls in tomato sauce)

This dish definitely took a little more time than I thought, but the end result was delicious.  I did cheat a little bit by using my favorite jarred marinara sauce but if I didn’t tell […]

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Fettuccine with Creamy Roasted Pumpkin & Mushroom Sauce

Fettuccine with Creamy Roasted Pumpkin & Mushroom Sauce

OH MY GOSH!  This sauce is absolutely delicious.  I think next time I make this amazing sauce I will add a few more mushrooms.  The mascarpone cheese makes this sauce silky smooth and the mushrooms […]

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Mama’s Lasagna

Mama’s Lasagna

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Posted: February 6, 2013

Lasagna just happens to be one of those dishes that if you are going to make one, you might as well make three.  By the time you make your sauce, boil your noodles and get […]

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Warm Pasta Salad with Roasted Vegetables

Warm Pasta Salad with Roasted Vegetables

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Posted: October 5, 2011

I love when autumn arrives.  I totally change how we eat when the evenings become a little cooler.  I put away the grill and start thinking a little differently on how I will be preparing […]

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Orzo with Everything

Orzo with Everything

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Posted: June 16, 2011

This salad is just bursting with amazing flavors and textures. Unfortunately, I didn’t get my usual step-by-step photos in; however, this is a very straight forward recipe.  Just boil, chop and toss. This is the […]

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Angel Hair Pasta with Scallops, Shrimp, Arugula and Asparagus

Angel Hair Pasta with Scallops, Shrimp, Arugula and Asparagus

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Posted: February 16, 2011

I rarely eat pasta anymore, but thought I would splurge.  I mean it was Valentine’s Day and all. I am glad I did.  This dish has lots of flavors and textures with a light and […]

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Five Cheese Stuffed Shells or Manicotti

Five Cheese Stuffed Shells or Manicotti

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Posted: August 2, 2010

Creamy, delicius and very satisfying.  These shells have it all.  I love the combination of all the cheeses stuffed into one little shell, with the robust red sauce on top.  You could also use manicotti […]

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Orzo Pasta Salad as a Main Course

Orzo Pasta Salad as a Main Course

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Posted: July 26, 2010

  Fox 40 News Orzo Pasta Salad I was on a local news channel today, I think that if you click on the above link it will link you to my segment.  I have trouble […]

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