Category Archives: Pasta

Easiest Meal Ever – Ravioli Casserole

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Not every great tasting meal needs to take hours on a Saturday to make. Case in point, this ravioli casserole. You can actually assemble this entire meal with jarred or pre- made items. I don’t know where the recipe came from originally, but my family has been making it for years. In fact, I forgot about it until recently when… Read more »

Casarecce with Roasted Eggplant and Red Onion

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I don’t like to post two pasta dishes back to back, but two things happened that made it necessary to do just that. First, my neighbors came knocking with extra produce from their backyard garden, namely two beautiful, aubergine colored eggplants. (Did you know that in England they call eggplants aubergines?) Second, I was selected as a juror on a… Read more »

Gemelli Pasta with Late Summer Pesto and Grape Tomatoes

It’s been a while since I last posted. When I really thought about it I could blame it on a few things. I was definitely cooking, but mostly recipes that were easy and that I’d posted already. Or, I was away and forgot my camera. I was beginning to feel like it was too much of a job and I… Read more »

Shrimp Scampi with Angel Hair Pasta

I have been into food for about as long as I can remember, but I didn’t start cooking until I was away at college and it became a necessity. I just couldn’t eat pizza, cheese fries and Kraft mac-n-cheese every night. ┬áMy specialties back then were banana pancakes and chicken Parmesan. When I got married I would watch cooking shows… Read more »

Fettuccine Alfredo with Peas and Gremolata

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I had no idea what to make for dinner last night. The kids were home for an extended weekend and had been gobbling up most of the food I purchased at the grocery store before their break. My temptation was to order out and my kids were more than willing to let that happen, but I just didn’t feel like… Read more »