Antipasto Pasta

It’s Zach’s birthday this week but we celebrated on Sunday and he requested pasta.  I found this recipe on My Recipes, it’s full of all the things that Zach likes so I made it and it was a hit.  They served it warm but I made it ahead of time and refrigerated it and served … Continue reading

Greek Pasta Salad #2

We had some family friends over last night for dinner and so I decided to make a Greek themed dinner which included this pasta salad, I’ll post the gyros later this week.  The recipe comes from “My Recipes” and it was pretty good also it made a huge bowl of salad which was good since … Continue reading

Baked Pasta with Ham and Broccoli

Made this for dinner the same night I made the Ham/Broccoli/Egg Bake and I think this one was the favorite.  It’s from My Recipes.  It wasn’t hard to make but it took a little time to put together.  It was really good, sort of like a mac n cheese on steroids. 8 ounces pasta 2 … Continue reading

Hearty Sausage Soup

You are looking at one yummy pot of soup!  I made it on Sunday and it was a pretty big pot and it was gone by Monday afternoon.  The recipe comes from “My Recipes” and was easy to make and delicious! 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 (14 oz) smoked beef sausage, sliced into 1/4″ rounds … Continue reading

Spaghetti Minestrone

Here is my lovely soup in my even more lovely brand new, first time out, Food Network brand, blue ombre cast iron enamel Dutch oven that I got on a Black Friday sale from for like $34 regularly $100, score!  I’ve been wanting one for a long time.  Have I professed my love for … Continue reading

Yogurt Streusel Muffins

We took the Young Women on a St George trip this weekend which was tons of fun.  I made some muffins for Saturday morning breakfast and this was one of the recipes that I tried.  It was clearly the favorite because they were the first to go.  The recipe comes from “My Recipes” and was easy … Continue reading

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

Because really, what is the one thing that Strawberry Shortcakes are missing?  Chocolate!  We went to a dear friend’s baby blessing yesterday with a luncheon before and so I of course volunteered to make treats.  These were perfect, summery and light and yummy, just the right amount of chocolate.  The recipe comes from “My Recipes”.  … Continue reading

Southwestern Pasta with Bacon

Dinner last night, recipe courtesy of “My Recipes”,  it was delicious and easy and fast, my three favorite things! salt and pepper 12 ounces gemelli or other short pasta (I used a 17.6 oz bag) 4 slices bacon, chopped (I used half the package which was about 7 slices) 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1/2 … Continue reading

Penne with Tuna, Capers and Beans

Dinner last night brought to you by “My Recipes”.  I didn’t have all of the ingredients but it still tasted surprisingly delicious, I’m pretty sure Zach had thirds! salt and pepper 12 ounces penne (I used more, I think the package was like 16 – 17 oz) 1 (5 oz) can tuna packed in oil, … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

Finally have a minute to post some Super Bowl food from our Super Bowl party.  I made these brownies for my son in law Jaren who loves Reeses Peanut Butter Cups and football.  This is the only one that ended up looking somewhat like a football as they were just too gooey to cut out, … Continue reading