Pasta

Spicy Sausage Tomato Sauce

Spicy Sausage Tomato Sauce

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Posted: June 13, 2010

This is my basic, go-to, red sauce.  I use it to serve over any type of pasta,  lasagna,  and my stuffed manicotti or stuffed Italian shells. My family won’t eat this (it’s too chunky).  When I do make it […]

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Orzo salad with Feta and Cherry Tomatoes

Orzo salad with Feta and Cherry Tomatoes

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Posted: April 12, 2010

Orzo is a rice shaped pasta.  This orzo salad is full of fun textures and the sweet cherry tomatoes give it a pop of color.  You could easily add grilled shrimp to this recipe for […]

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Chicken Pepperoni

Chicken Pepperoni

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Posted: April 2, 2010

  This dish was inspired by a movie in the 1980’s.  Do you remember the Chevy Chase and Goldie Hawn movies?  I loved the movie Seems Like Old Times.  In the movie Goldie Hawn was […]

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Spaghetti Sauce with Italian Meatballs

Spaghetti Sauce with Italian Meatballs

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Posted: March 31, 2010

  This is an excellent mother sauce (and it just happens to be my husband’s mother’s recipe, go figure).  A mother sauce is one sauce that you can use in multiple recipes, such as baked ziti, chicken […]

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Italian Pasta Salad with a red wine vinaigrette

Italian Pasta Salad with a red wine vinaigrette

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Posted: March 20, 2010

Tender pasta , Provolone cheese, and sundried tomatoes paired with flavorful Italian salami and pepperoni for a spicy zing, crunchy red onions and peppers, black olives, fresh parsley and freshly grated Parmesan cheese all tossed in a […]

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Peanutty Asian Noodle and Shrimp Cups

Peanutty Asian Noodle and Shrimp Cups

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Posted: February 28, 2010

I loved the main course flavors of the Thai Noodle Salad that I found on epicurious.com so much that I had to make it as an appetizer for parties!  But the veggies in the recipe were […]

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