Tag: Pasta


Crispy Fried Cheese Ravioli with Marinara


  Fry it in oil and it will taste good. Add in a flavorful breadcrumb coating and it will taste even better. Accompany it with a sauce and you’ve got a perfect appetizer. Savor this crispy, crunchy fried cheese ravioli by ticking all three boxes. Let me recover from the […]

Serving spoon in the bowl of pesto pasta salad
Salads, Sides

Pesto Pizza Pasta Salad Recipe


  Growing up, I did not really like pasta salad. I think it is mostly because I didn’t realize there was variety to it. In my mind, I pictured some bland pasta with black olives (bleh) and hardly any other fixings. Not so with this loaded pesto pasta salad recipe. […]

Entrees, How To Tuesdays

How to Make Pasta


  I made a lot of pasta for this post. Like, so much that there are no more eggs available in my house. And I started off with one of the huge Costco egg cartons. But I did it because making that many batches really forces you to learn how […]


Super Tender Homemade Meatball Recipe


  You’ve been meatball-ed! Or at least you can be after learning this recipe. It’s not as easy as laughing at Jim’s prank and splitting the loot with Dwight, but once you’ve done it you’ll have it down pat. And if you didn’t understand any of that, please go and […]

Entrees, Soups

Garbanzo Lemon Orzo Soup


  This soup has a personality. Garbanzo lemon orzo soup is bright and happy and reminds me of springtime and warmer weather. I think these attributes come from the fresh ingredients, the broth base, acidic lemons, and no cream. You can make this on one of the cold, dark winter […]

Entrees, Sides

Comfort Food Mac and Cheese


  Cook macaroni. Add cheese. Eat. Ok, it is a little more complicated than that, but not by much. Though straight cheese on noodles does sound delicious. (mental note for future recipe ideas…) But this recipe starts off with a roux, then becomes a béchamel to which we add shredded […]