Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese

Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese
Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese made totally from scratch???? YUM!!!! Here’s a yummy recipe for Crock Pot Custard Style Macaroni and Cheese made from SCRATCH! Ahhh……..YUM! That’s right no can a soup anywhere in site! There is a “favorite child” in the Macaroni and Cheese world.  Did you know that? Well,  for a long time, … Continue reading

Authentic Ragu Bolognese

Ragu Bolognese Sauce Hazan
Ragu Bolognese is one of my all time favorite ways to adorn pasta.  When I eat at a good Italian restaurant, I almost always order it.  When I travel abroad to Italy, I seek out tratorrias that have Ragu Bolognese featured on the menu.  I love this thick, rich, meaty sauce. Now, what I’m going … Continue reading

One Skillet Cheesy Chili Mac

Skillet Cheesy Chili Mac
This recipe for One Skillet Cheesy Chili Mac is really, really, really, a dream come true! Three reallys? Yes, three reallys! Delicious pasta, yummy meaty chili and gooey cheese. All made in one skillet? No separate huge pot to boil the pasta. No colander. Easy clean-up? Prepackaged shredded Mexican blend cheese is even preferred over buying … Continue reading

Rustic Basalmic Tomato Pasta Sauce

Tomato Concasse
[donotprint] This is a wonderful, absolutely delicious sauce that I  adore!  It’s the perfect recipe for using up all those luscious, ripe summer tomatoes.  Actually, because of the sweetness that the balsamic vinegar contributes this sauce is one of the best ways I know how to squeeze a pretty dang good sauce out winter tomatoes! … Continue reading

Spaghetti Pie

Spaghetti Pie
Spaghetti Pie. It’s funny, but that name really doesn’t describe this dish at all! Spaghetti pie is so plain and boring compared to this amazing dish! This dish really should be called,”Out Of This World, Delicious Parmesan Garlic Angel Hair Pasta with Homemade Meat Sauce and Lasagna Topping!” Do you think maybe that name was … Continue reading

One Skillet Shrimp and Pasta Scampi

One Skillet Shrimp Scampi
This is a great weeknight meal! The whole thing can be prepared in a reasonable amount of time and all done in ONE skillet. Yes, that’s right…….Shrimp…………Sauce………….and even the Pasta! All cooked in one skillet. Best part of that is there’s only one pan to clean when dinners done. I have to say, that’s huge … Continue reading

Sicilian Meatballs

[donotprint]Meatballs………oh how I love thee!!!!  LOVE-LOVE-LOVE thee!  Please tell me you guys are with me on on this!!! Tell me you love meatballs at least half as much as I do…..tell me we are sympatico on this one….I mean there are so many things to love about meatballs……. They’re one of the best ways I know … Continue reading