Category: Pasta

One Pot of Cheesy Yummy

I love food…that is no secret.  I love everything from tacos to osso bucco to chili and BBQ (I do live in Texas).  One thing I am always in the mood for though is pasta and if it is cheesy pasta that is even better. Branching out a bit… A …

meatballs are on the menu…

Are you fan of meatballs?  I AM, but just recently started making my own. Never needed to… I am a huge fan of meatballs and I became a fan of meatballs because my MeeMaw (look how cute she is) would make them.  She would always have some in her deep …

Easy Peasy Sauce

DO you have big family dinners in your family?  We try too and our family dinners are so much more fun now that we have my nephew and niece …they both love to eat and are sure to provide a show of some sort making it fun always. A family …

Chicken Spaghetti…from scratch!!

Chicken spaghetti has been a favorite of mine for many, many years.  Ever since one of my oldest friends, Bonnie, made it for me.  Back then we used canned everything (including canned chicken) and processed anything we could find, and it was SOOOOO good. Remaking a favorite As much as …

creamy, cheesy goodness

I cannot even begin to tell you how much I LOVE a creamy mac-n-cheese.   I am not a picky mac-n-cheese eater.  I will throw down the blue box or a homemade pot of cheese and noodles anytime, anywhere and be so HAPPY! Noodles, noodles and more noodles… Now there …

one pan pasta…perfect for tonight

Summer is definitely here in SE Texas and summer hasn’t even officially started yet.  Along with a large part of the country out temps are in the 90’s and feel like the 100’s. When the weather is like this the last thing I want to do is have the oven …

one pan & done alfredo

Who doesn’t love a one pan meal…I mean c’mon it comes together with just a few steps and clean-up is super fast making this a perfect dinner option for a busy day. Over the years I made my fair share of one pan meals like this one pan spaghetti and this …

lasagna in no time

Do you love lasagna?  Do you love how long it takes to make a traditional lasagna?  Probably not (at least I know I don’t)…so how about a lasagna that comes together in less than a hour and brings together all the best flavors of your favorite traditional lasagna?  Yes, that …

a mac-n-cheese treat for all ages…

Comfort food is always a treat and when we were growing up mac-n-cheese & sausage was a a treat for sure.  Back then my dad was the master of mac-n-cheese.  He would make it on the stovetop with noodles, velveeta and cheese and we thought this was the best mac-n-cheese EVER. …

chicken parm on the skinny

Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean only salads and steamed veggies….casseroles can be a part of the menu as well, and this chicken parm casserole is a skinny but delicious dinner that everyone is sure to love.   I have made several chicken parmesans over the years, it is The …