Beef & Pasta for Free

How in the world did I make this delicious meal for free? I am a very frugal cook and I utilize leftovers whenever I can. I posted my recipe for Lazy Day Slow Cooker Roast two days ago (link below). After feeding four of us, I had so much delicious broth and tender beef leftover I decide to use it […]

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Italian Ham-Spaghetti

I was intrigued by one of the ingredients in this recipe so I had to make it. I used fresh parsley from my garden but dried parsley will work just as well. Full of Parmesan cheese, ham, garlic and olives with this one other ingredient made the best tasting Italian Ham-Spaghetti! Source: Adapted from My Great Recipes   Ingredients   […]

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Hearty Italian Tortellini Soup

  This may look like a soup but it is a meal! It may be hot outside but we still have to eat and we had no problem eating this for supper. Full of Italian Sausage, Tortellini, herbs and plenty of veggies is what gave this soup one amazing taste. Adapted from http://www.allrecipes.com   Ingredients   Remove the sausage from […]

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Handmade Cheese Ravioli

I am sharing this recipe for Handmade Cheese Ravioli from a chef taught class that my Aunt Lynda treated me and my cousin Cari to for my birthday. The class was in Delaware Ohio at Olivina Taproom which sells their own flavored olive oils but the store is packed with other items as well.   Walking in we were welcomed […]

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One Pan Italian Sausage & Pasta

  A simple One Pan meal that can be made with Hot Italian Sausage, like I did, or Mild Italian Sausage. This is a hearty dish that is tomato based with fresh herbs and topped with Mozzarella cheese. Although I picked my herbs fresh from my garden you can use dried herbs if you don’t have fresh. Using the Italian […]

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Spaghetti Casserole

I have made this recipe since the early 1990’s. Don’t be fooled, it is not just baked spaghetti. If you really want a twist from regular spaghetti give this a try. I don’t make mine like other typical Spaghetti Casserole recipes.     Ingredients   Break the uncooked spaghetti into thirds and boil according to the package directions cooking until […]

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Herb & Garlic Pasta With Shrimp

Who doesn’t love Shrimp & Pasta with Garlic for a meal! Make this as spicy as you want by adding red pepper flakes or leave them out all together. Made with a chicken broth base and the added flavor of herbs and spices is what makes this taste so good!   Ingredients   In a large non stick frying pan, […]

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Chicken Stir Fry & Ramen Noodles

I made this simple and delicious Chicken Stir Fry & Ramen Noodles with my leftover chicken. I didn’t want to use all of the usual vegetables and I wanted to use Ramen Noodles with a homemade sauce. This was very filling and a great combination of flavors.   Ingredients   In a small bowl add the soy sauce, corn starch, […]

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