Take-out Tuesday, Turn Leftovers into a Magical Pasta Meal

. My son is always cooking wonderful meals for me but Sunday I had a chance to cook something special for him! . . He spent the weekend on the coast securing our beach house for Hurricanes Marco and Laura I wanted to have a good dinner ready for him when he returned, so he … Continue reading

Recipe Box, BBQ Chicken & Ham Linguini

A make ahead casserole is my go to for busy days, one that can be prepped early in the day, or even the day before, and popped in the oven for an effortless dinner One of my favorites is Blue Ribbon Chicken Gratin so named because it’s worthy of a blue ribbon 🏅 Last week, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asparagus Alfredo Ravioli Bake

  There are so many wonderful fresh pastas widely available now         Grab one that appeals to you, add a prepared sauce, a fresh vegetable, and perhaps cooked bacon or other flavorful protein, and dinner is ready         I used fresh asparagus, alfredo sauce and bacon with Trader Joe’s … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, French Onion Soup Penne

Have I mentioned my husband has now taken up cooking?  As in reading cookbooks, planning dinners, shopping for ingredients, prepping in advance, serious cooking?     Like Grilled Lamb Chops with Mustard Molasses Glaze from Bobby Flay… fancy schmancy cooking!     I am all about help in the kitchen, and he will let me … Continue reading

Take-out Tueday, Summer Surprise Pasta

Today is HH’s birthday! Happy Birthday honey!  Poor thing, he was so tired on Sunday-from playing with his new birthday present- he didn’t want to grill dinner so I whipped up this pasta bake…and I do mean whipped up, it was in the oven in 15 minutes~ I adapted this recipe from one of my … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Triple Stuffed Shells with Roasted Garlic and Sage Butter

This is a “please try me” :star: recipe~ the triple is butternut squash, creamy spinach, and Italian sausage. It isn’t hard, can be made ahead of time, it makes a ton, and the flavor combination is so unique…it is  such a delightful change from traditional pasta with marinara sauce and it’s much lighter for the … Continue reading