Pasta

Vodka Pasta with Italian Sausage and Peas
Dinner, Lunch, Main, Pasta

Vodka Pasta with Italian Sausage and Peas

On Sunday nights, everybody craves comfort food.  But after a long weekend, who really wants to take time to make dinner?  This pasta dish is the perfect solution to that problem!  It is super quick and insanely good, plus it won’t break the bank!  It’s based off of the classic […]

Eggplant and Ricotta Stacks
Main, Pasta, Vegetarian

Eggplant and Ricotta Stacks

Who doesn’t love Eggplant Parmesan?  Even people who always need meat with a meal can get behind it.  It has such bold flavor and a richness to it that is just downright satisfying.  What I don’t like is getting it at a restaurant and having a couple of pieces of […]

Arugula and Sunflower Seed Pesto
Pasta, Sauce

Arugula and Sunflower Seed Pesto

I can’t think of a single person who doesn’t love pesto.  It’s rich flavor, creamy texture and freshness goes well with literally anything… vegetables, salads, pasta, meat, fish… you name it.  A couple of weeks as I was perusing Bon Appetit magazine, I came across something interesting – a change up to […]

Summer Corn and Shrimp Risotto
Main, Pasta

Summer Corn and Shrimp Risotto

Last night as I was cooking dinner, I came to the realization that I didn’t have anything to take for lunch the next day.  I had planned to cook a marinated flank steak (recipe coming soon) and take leftovers for lunch but some unexpected work came up and I wasn’t […]

Summer Pasta Carbonara
Pasta

Summer Pasta Carbonara

I’ve always wanted to make homemade Pasta Carbonara… that rich, silky smooth taste of egg yolk, the salty taste of crispy pancetta… a bowl of wonderfulness! But likely not something you think of on a hot summer night.  So with part of a recipe from Bon Apetit and some veggies […]