Baked Mostaccioli and a Copper Chef Giveaway

Baked Mostaccioli and a Copper Chef Giveaway

Who doesn’t love oven baked pasta with lots of ooey gooey cheese on top? This is one of Hubby and T’s (he still isn’t here, but he loves it) favorite meals. What was great about making it this time is that I only used two pots. One was to boil the pasta, everything else I did right in the Copper … Continue Reading →
Infographic: National Pasta Day

Infographic: National Pasta Day

Today, October 17, is National Pasta Day! Who doesn’t love pasta? I know I sure do! All shapes and sizes and even different types, including gluten-free and whole-wheat pastas. The trick is to match up the pasta shape and type with the sauce you put on it. For me, I try to buy more whole-wheat pasta these days which has … Continue Reading →
Beef Florentine Stuffed Pasta Shells

Beef Florentine Stuffed Pasta Shells

  Growing up my mom would make stuffed shells only once or twice a year but I remember loving them so much. Now as the adult I make them too, but still only once or twice a year. I still love them so much and so does my family. They take a little extra work but not so much as … Continue Reading →
Tyson Pepperoni Caprese Pasta Salad Recipe

Tyson Pepperoni Caprese Pasta Salad Recipe

Disclosure: I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Pasta salad is always a winner with my friends and family as a side or a full meal solution. I like to try to come up with new ideas … Continue Reading →
Get Zesty in the Kitchen and Giveaway

Get Zesty in the Kitchen and Giveaway

My family loves Kraft Zesty Italian Anything Dressing. We have been buying it for a while now and it is so flavorful! When you taste it zesty really is the right word to describe it – you get a zip, zing, and zap of that zesty flavor in every single bite. We use it on salads, but we also use … Continue Reading →
Tips for Family Pizza Night and Giveaway

Tips for Family Pizza Night and Giveaway

Homemade pizza has always been something fun for me. I remember my mom making it and as a mom I make it now too. The best part is that we make individual pizzas and everyone gets to make their own exactly how they like it! MyBlogSpark and Pillsbury sent me a kit with the Pillsbury Artisan Pizza Crust and I … Continue Reading →
World Pasta Day and Recipes

World Pasta Day and Recipes

Today is World Pasta Day! This is a holiday I can definitely get behind because I love, love, love pasta! As much as I love it you would think I would make it fresh from scratch, but I don’t. I use the boxed pasta like so many others do. Barilla and DaVinci are the brands I seem to buy most … Continue Reading →
4 Delicious Salads with Tuna for Summer

4 Delicious Salads with Tuna for Summer

In the summer when it is very hot we do not necessarily like to cook all that much inside. We are actually overdue for a new air conditioner for the house and so even turning on the stovetop can add unwanted extra heat to the house this time of year. The following are some of my favorites from Bumble Bee … Continue Reading →
Chicken Parmesan Casserole

Chicken Parmesan Casserole

Yummy! I found this recipe on Pinterest and it sounded good and tonight I finally gave it a try. I was surprised at how much it actually does taste like chicken parmesan! The recipe is simple enough and you can use shortcut items as much or as little as you like. For instance the original recipe calls for crushed garlic … Continue Reading →