Roma Tomato Sauce

The war on zucchini is coming to an end and thus begins the war on tomatoes. But with this recipe, I think I will win easily! It is so easy and so yummy and uses 5 pounds of tomatoes per batch. (I’ve already made two batches!) Oh and it’s so much better the second day. … Continue reading

Tomato Basil Pasta

I’m gonna be honest, this wasn’t great but I think it’s my fault because I used Roma tomatoes instead of grape because that’s what I have in my garden and the Roma aren’t as juicy as the grape so I need to try it again with grape tomatoes. I just dumped a jar of spaghetti … Continue reading

Caprese Pesto Pasta Salad

This is going to be made all through the summer because it is so dang yummy!!!!! 3 cups dry small pasta 1/3 cup pesto, or more to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar, more to taste *Just a note from me, I … Continue reading

BLT Pasta Salad

This was yummy and a great summer salad option! 12 ounces pasta 1 romaine heart, thinly sliced 1 cup crumbled bacon 2 cups grape tomatoes, cut in half 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 3/4 cup ranch dressing 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons milk 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon garlic … Continue reading

Trader Joe’s Caprese Pizza

My daughter and I were at Trader Joe’s on Saturday morning and we saw this yummy looking pizza crust and knew we had to give it a try so I thought I’d share because it was so easy and so delicious and you can get it all at Trader Joes! olive oil 1 (2 pack) … Continue reading

One Pot Pasta with Tomato Basil Sauce

If you are looking for the easiest dinner ever, you can stop looking because here it is! You just layer everything in a pot, put it on the stove and let it boil away. Oh and by the way, it tastes great too! 12 ounces pasta, recipe suggests casarecce or fusilli, I used ziti 1 … Continue reading

Tomato Basil Soup

Just add grilled cheese . . . (This is another Disney recipe from the Pinocchio Village Haus in the Magic Kingdom aka Disney World.) 4 cups diced Roma tomatoes 1/2 medium white onion, peeled and chopped 4 teaspoons minced garlic 2 cups chicken broth 2 tablespoons cold butter 2 tablespoons flour 1 – 2 teaspoons … Continue reading

Copycat Croissant Doughnuts

Oh yeah,you know you want one of those, right? Copycat croissant doughnuts from Future World in Epcot. So, so good and so, so easy! 3 – 5 cups vegetable oil for frying, however much gets you to 2″ deep in your pot 1 (16.3 oz) can refrigerated biscuit dough 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon … Continue reading

Italian Sausage Pasta

I made this for dinner last night and there was only a tiny lit bit left over, the sign of a really good dinner! 16 oz pasta 1 pound milk bulk Italian sausage 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 1/2 teaspoons minced or pressed garlic 2 cans Italian stewed tomatoes, drained and chopped 1/2 cup heavy … Continue reading