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Spaghetti-Squash-Carbonara-Recipe 8 comments
I was introduced to Spaghetti Squash by my son, who loves to cook indoors and out, I think he could have been a chef and he and I have talked about a small restaurant where it would only be open for dinner and only one meal would be served a special one of course. anyway thats another dream and post! […]


Mix and Match Pick A Pasta Dinner Recipe 9 comments
I was looking for a recipe that would use Farfelle Pasta (Bow-Tie) my husband is partial to Bowtie pasta, so I went searching for recipe to use my pasta, I found this recipe on the Food Network. Now, what is unique about this recipe is that you can make the choices that will work for your family, and ingredients you have […]

Mix & Match ≈ Pick A Pasta Dinner: Recipe

My recipe is of Mediterranean in origin dating back to France.  Ratatouille originated in the area around present day Provence and Nice. Ratatouille is usually made with Tomatoes as a key ingredient, garlic, onions, zucchini, eggplant, bell peppers, and basil, rosemary, or bay leaf and thyme, or a mix of green herbs and usually served as a meal or served with […]

Simple Ratatouille In My Dream Kitchen

Asian Salad and 5 More Scrumptious Salad Choices 3 comments
Eating lighter anytime is great and making light flavorful salads there are so many options, using fruits and fresh vegetables.  There are always family favorites, potato, pasta all vegetable and fruit or a combinations. And the dressing are limitless!!! One of my favorite has been “Asian Chicken Salad” with a Crunch made with Ramen noodles, toasted almonds and sesame seeds, with cut […]

Asian Salad and 5 More Scrumptious Salad Choices

What don’t you like about peeling garlic, I had a few minutes and wanted to share a kitchen tip. I had seen something similar a while back on how to peel garlic but not quit like this. I am a patient person and have always just used a knife to peel garlic or smashed hit then peeled, to date the […]

Don’t Like To Peel Garlic – Now It Is Easy!

Meatless Mondays could include a medley of roasted Heirloom Tomatoes with Avocado and brown Rice Pasta. Brown rice pasta is a different twist on a regular flour pasta. Updates. Roasted Heirloom Tomatoes with Avocado & Brown Rice Pasta Ingredients colorful heirloom cherry tomatoes -1 pint, sliced in half lengthwise avocados -2 ripe, diced into chunks brown rice pasta -1 pound […]

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