Category Archives: Pasta

Tortellini Bake

Served with a side salad, this is a low-fuss, tasty meal. Ingredients: 1 22oz package cheese tortellini 1 lb ground beef 1/2 an onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced Italian seasoning, per taste S & P, per taste Crushed red … Continue reading

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Chicken & Pepper Jack Mac

Need a little comfort food & spice in your life? Say no more. Discussions about what to eat for dinner is a daily staple. Chris, ever the lover of Mac & Cheese, requested white mac’n’cheese with a kick to it. … Continue reading

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Layered Mac’n’Cheese

This recipe has my husband’s name written all over it. In fact, he’s the sole reason I’ve made it. Aside for the servings we had for dinner, he ate all the leftovers. Ingredients: 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni 1 lb … Continue reading

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Goulash

There’s something to be said about the types of food we eat given the weather outside. I’ve always been one who appreciates all four seasons; in part, because different food appeals to me at different times of the year. Take … Continue reading

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Chicken Tetrazzini

Most week days the moment I walk in the door from work, the first words I hear are, “Mom, what’s for dinner? I’m hungry.” 85% of the time I’m prepared or have delegated dinner to Chris or the girls. The … Continue reading

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Spicy Pasta, Kielbasa, & Green Beans

When pressed for time, and you’re in need of a quick meal, this one has all the main attractions: protein, carb, and veggie. Ingredients: 2 packages kielbasa or smoked sausage, sliced 2 15oz cans green beans, water drained 1 14.5oz … Continue reading

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Chicken Florentine Skillet

There’s such ease with dishes that are all inclusive. You don’t have to worry about a side because everything you need is already in there. And, aside from boiling the pasta, it’s all cooked in one big skillet. Now, if that’s … Continue reading

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Deconstructed Pesto Pasta

This year I planted my first little garden and I’m happy to say, it has flourished. The wee little basil plant is now nearly unruly and I’m convinced that every time I snip some off, it grows back threefold! If I didn’t know … Continue reading

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One-Pot Parmesan Orzo

This, with a nice side salad, or other veggie complements whatever is cooking on the grill.  It comes together so easily, you’ll be eating dinner in no time. Ingredients: 1 tbsp. butter 1 cup Orzo pasta 1 15oz can of chicken broth/ … Continue reading

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Crockpot Mac ‘n Cheese

Crockpot Mac’n’Cheese 3.0. Just when I thought I’d perfected this recipe, I tweaked it ever so slightly and the results were, in my husband’s opinion, perfection. This is always a staple for potlucks and I made it again this past … Continue reading

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