Tag: tomato sauce

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Lasagna Soup

Lasagna Soup  I came home the other night to a delicious smell coming from the kitchen! I saw a pot of tomato sauce, lasagna noodles, and some ricotta cheese! What was this delight? It was Lasagna Soup, something so delicious I had to share with you! The Recipe:The Tools: Large heavy bottom stock pot Large […]

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Baked Shells

Baked Shells We wanted to try something a little different the other night, but still something that would please everyone in the house. These Bake Shells did the trick. The best thing, is that everything we needed was already in the pantry. No extra trips to the store! The Recipe: One Recipe Tomato Sauce 1 […]

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Spaghetti Mangiafuco

The other day we realized we’d had our fill of the variety of kid shows that seem to loop around our house. Desperate, we went looking for a “mommy, daddy show,” that might satisfy everyone involved. We came across an all things Italian episode of Dinners, Drive-Ins, and Dives. This could be interesting. Guy stopped […]

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Stuffed Jumbo Shells

Stuffed Shells I always loved getting stuffed pastas when I was little when we would go out to eat. It seemed so exotic! How did they get the stuffing inside the pasta? Now not that I’ve mastered the art if pasta making, I’m still in awe of people who can make tortellini, but in my […]

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No Sugar Tomato Sauce

For as long as I can remember, I’ve added sugar to my tomato sauce. Whether I’m making something quick or an all day affair, I’ve used sugar to cut down on the acidity from the tomatoes. The other day, I decided to try something different. Instead of the usual sugar, I added some carrots to […]

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Meatball Sub!

Meatball Sub This past weekend, I had the house to myself. This typically allows me to just cook what sounds good in the moment, without having to worry if it is something that the kids will eat. I decided to take my meatball recipe and my quick tomato sauce recipe, and turn it in to […]

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Recipes for a Single Mom – Part 3

This is the last part of a series of recipes I’m sharing that I wrote for a single mom back in college. I met her while working at Starbucks. She was one of our semi-regular customers. She was looking to cook some healthy meals for her kids, but wasn’t sure where to start. So I […]

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Busy Crazy Weekend!

This weekend was crazy! When we weren’t going to the farmer’s market or headed to the butcher or stopping by Whole Foods to get more supplies, the kitchen was in constant full swing. It started with my wife making some zucchini and carrot muffins and then some cinnamon rolls. Read all about it over at Avante-Garde Living. I […]