Take-out Tuesday, Meaty Marinara Bubble Up

. Whether your kids are starting back to school in person or virtually, it is important that we get back on regular schedules One of my grandsons is only attending school 2 days a week, but the other days he has to check in by 8:00 to begin his school day from home . . … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Italian Sausage & Eggplant Deep Dish Bake

It’s a good thing we had that healthy Roasted Carrot & Vegetable Soup the other day, because today’s recipe is a little decadent… A deep dish casserole full of eggplant, Italian sausage, fire roasted tomatoes, and tons of cheese This recipe isn’t hard to make but it does involve a few steps to prepare, but … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sheet Pan Sausage & Marinara Sandwiches

This really is a weeknight easy, very satisfying sandwich that is a meal in itself Simple ingredients, easy prep The vegetables and sausage roast together on a sheet pan Drizzle the vegetables with olive oil, salt and pepper and roast in the oven While sausage and vegetables are cooking, simmer sauce with seasonings, or use … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Italian Biscuit Bundt

“I thought we were having garlic bread Gigi, that looks like a cake!” exclaimed Super Boy This is such an easy way to make garlic bread, and such a fun presentation All you need is a can of large biscuits, butter, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder and Italian seasoning Melt butter and season to taste Cut … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Zucchini Hassleback Heros

Do you like Italian style submarine sandwiches or heros, loaded with Italian meats and cheese? Italian sandwiches are one of our very favorites This is a lightened up, lower carb version All the wonderful decadence, minus the bread I used salami, ham, Manchego, Parmesan, Italian dressing and then topped it off with a drizzle of … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Eggplant Parmigiana, Sausage & Pesto Pizza

I’ve had the idea for this pizza rolling around in my head for a while Italian marinara sauce, thick with sausage, freshly baked eggplant parmigiana slices, and fresh mozzarella a top a basil Parmesan crust  πŸ˜‹ Seriously good! Incredibly easy… Peel and slice eggplant, salt and drain on paper towels.  Dip slices in egg and … Continue reading

Take out Tuesday, Eggplant Stacked Sandwiches

I started to make Eggplant Rollatini, where you roll eggplant slices up with filling inside, but after thinking about the process I decided that rolling the stuffed eggplant was going to be way too much trouble and that I could use much more yummy filling if I just layered ingredients in the dish.  Not being … Continue reading

Take out Tuesday, The Crazy Italian Ravioli Casserole

I saw a photo for Pizza Casserole on Pinterest that made my mouth water so I put it on the Bucket List this month.  It was very simple and pretty child oriented so I decided to fancy it up a bit…it can be made ahead and refrigerated until baking time, and of course would make … Continue reading