Italian Zucchini Boats

And just like that zucchini season is upon us, I wish you safe travels my friends as we navigate the zucchini wilderness. I’m coming up with new zucchini recipes since my kitchen counter is already covered with the little beasts and they sit there mocking me . . . and this one is a winner, … Continue reading

The Best Caprese Pasta Salad

The highest praise I can give a recipe is that I will make it again.  This one will be made over and over and over again! salad 16 ounces pasta 8 – 16 oz mozzarella pearls 1 1/2 – 3 cups halved grape tomatoes 1/4 – 1/2 cup thinly sliced basil dressing 1 cup olive … Continue reading

Stuffed Mozzarella Garlic Bread

Another quick and easy bread recipe for you, also delicious! 1 can refrigerated crusty French loaf 1 tablespoon butter, melted 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1  Heat oven to 350.  Line cookie sheet with foil.  Place dough seam side down on sheet. 2  Using a sharp knife, cut half inch deep … Continue reading

Pesto Parmesan Christmas Tree

How adorable is that?  Not to mention yummy.  Impress the Christmas crowd with this baby!  I made it for our annual Christmas Book Group pot luck. 1 (8 oz) can crescent rolls or crescent dough sheet 32 cubes Mozzarella cheese shredded Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup basil pesto 1  Heat oven to 375.  Spray large cookie … Continue reading

Baked Pesto Chicken

This was delicious and so easy!  My son Zach sent me the recipe so I made it for Sunday dinner and it was perfect.  I made the pesto fresh from my garden, you can find that recipe here but of course you can use store bought pesto to make it even easier. 5 boneless, skinless … Continue reading

Caprese Salad Bites

My friend Alisha and I are embarking on a little catering adventure and our first gig was doing a buffet luncheon for our friend Diana’s daughter Morgan’s baptism.  This was one of the nibbles we put together for it and apparently they were a hit, can’t imagine why!  🙂 2 pounds grape tomatoes 2 pounds … Continue reading