Pasta

Spaghetti and Meatballs 2

Meatballs

We never had spaghetti and meatballs at my house growing up. My Mom had a meat sauce recipe from her Grandmother and that was the staple in our house. Rob grew up with spaghetti and meatballs. I’m pretty sure spaghetti and meatballs is the first meal I ever ate that […]

 
baked delicious lasagna

Lasagna

This is a great lasagna recipe and it is vegetarian and could easily be made gluten-free by using gluten-free lasagna noodles. My family absolutely loves this dish. It was a fan-favorite when our kids were growing up. You will notice that there is an extra cup of red sauce left […]

 
Pasta with Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese Sauce with Vodka

This is a wonderful recipe that I found some time in 2019. It has a wonderful depth of flavor and it got two thumbs up from Rob! This sauce can also be made in a slow cooker if you aren’t going to be around to stir the sauce every once […]

 
Orecchiette with Sausage, Leeks, and Mushrooms

Pasta with Sausage, Leeks, and Mushrooms

Ryn challenged me earlier this year to make some recipes from my collection of cookbooks that I have never made before. This is my adaptation of a recipe from the “Share” cookbook from Chris Santos, chef/founder of Beauty & Essex restaurant on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. This is […]

 
Chicken Picatta, Lemon Pasta, and Green Beans

Lemon Pasta

Ryn, this one is especially for you. This recipe starts from Nigella Lawson. So if my directions don’t sound quite like me, I was typing from her directions, and she is ever so colorful. Believe or not, I only wrote about half as many directions as she did. This is […]