I watch Food Network, I know big shocker there! Sometimes on Chopped, or other shows a judge will criticize the chef because there are too many ingredients or flavors going on in a dish. While I understand how sometimes a dish can have too much in it and the flavors compete instead of compliment or … More Kitchen Sink Pasta
A few weeks ago, I was asked to be a guest blogger on an established food blog Rantingchef.com. Check out that blog for lots of inspiring recipes to try. It was such an honor to be able to contribute to this wonderful blog that delivers great recipes from around the globe. So for my first … More Garlic Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli
Back home where my husband and I grew up and lived most of our lives, there is a local Italian restaurant chain. It is best known for their yummy sweet Italian bread and Gondolas. In my opinion, the bread is the best thing on the menu and I could easily eat a whole loaf. The … More Pesto Alfredo Pasta
I painted our stairway yesterday and today in our house. It was a dark olive green color done by the previous owners and we had been meaning to get around to painting it since it was way to dark for the stairs, but never did. Since we will be putting our house on the market … More Stroganoff with meatballs
It’s a special treat when I make spaghetti and meatballs. They take time so I normally just make spaghetti with a meat sauce so everyone gets a little excited when they see me making meatballs. Now if you are counting calories or watching that carb intake, this would definitely be a splurge meal. It’s a … More Holy Spaghetti and Meatballs!
Sometimes there are certain foods that just make you feel all cozy and warm like you are snuggled up on a couch with a good book or a lap dog. In my case, a 90 pound lap dog. Chicken and noodles is just comforting. It reminds me of when I was a kid. My Great … More Chicken and noodles: a big pot of love