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