Pasta

Fifteen Minute Macaroni and Cheese (from scratch!)

Fifteen Minute Macaroni and Cheese (from scratch!)

Sometimes, you need comfort food.  Last week was one of the worst weeks we’ve had in a long time.  Some of things involved were about 30 pounds of cat poop/vomit, arguments at work, disappointments in people/circumstances, and just plain old emotional exhaustion.  Yep, it’s time […]

How to Slow Roast Your Own “Sun Dried” Tomatoes

How to Slow Roast Your Own “Sun Dried” Tomatoes

This is another scheduled post, as Eric and I are at the beach with his parents until tonight.  But I’ve been so excited to share these with you that I’m writing the post a week in advance.  We’ve been getting so many tomatoes with our […]

Buitoni Wild Mushroom Agnolotti with Red Pepper in Marsala Cream Sauce

Buitoni Wild Mushroom Agnolotti with Red Pepper in Marsala Cream Sauce

I know what you’re asking, it’s “What are Agnolotti?”. I had the same question so I did a little research for you. Most sources agree that agnolotti are similar to ravioli but instead of being two pieces of pasta on top of each other with […]

Stuffed Morels on Morel and Truffle Oil Pasta

Stuffed Morels on Morel and Truffle Oil Pasta

Vote for my dish in the recipe contest! First of all, I owe a gigantic thank you to Justin Marx and MarxFoods.com. They posted a recipe challenge for morels; basically you give your idea for a recipe using morels, and if they like it, you […]

Daring Baker’s Challenge: Lasagne of Emilia-Romagna

Daring Baker’s Challenge: Lasagne of Emilia-Romagna

The March 2009 challenge is hosted by Mary of Beans and Caviar, Melinda of Melbourne Larder and Enza of Io Da Grande. They have chosen Lasagne of Emilia-Romagna from The Splendid Table by Lynne Rossetto Kasper as the challenge. This months’ Daring Baker’s Challenge was […]

Picky Eaters

Picky Eaters

It’s definitely a culinary adventure cooking at my parents. Because Jason is autistic he is very particular about how things should be done, that includes his food. He also has other health problems that affect what he needs to eat. He doesn’t eat raw vegetables, […]

Poor Man’s Pesto Pasta

Poor Man’s Pesto Pasta

Do you ever wish life was simple? I mean that we could just get rid of the hard and painful things and not only not have them happen but also not have to learn how to deal with them. Part of me wishes that. Part […]

Blessings upon blessings and Tomato Snow Pea Pasta

Blessings upon blessings and Tomato Snow Pea Pasta

In a previous post, I mentioned that I’ve been pretty sick and that’s affected our finances which is especially scary since our one car is no longer drivable and we didn’t know how we could afford a new one right now. Then I said that […]