Italian Sausage Meatballs, Penne Pasta & Broccoli

Penne pasta, Italian sausage shaped into little meatballs, cheese, garlic and broccoli all tossed with a deliciously seasoned sauce. I used hot Italian sausage but you can use mild Italian sausage or whatever is your favorite Italian sausage. Adapted from: backroadjournal.wordpress.com Ingredients Cook the penne pasta according to package directions. Reserve 1 cup of cooked pasta water for later. Drain […]

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Seafood Macaroni & Cheese

Seafood Macaroni and Cheese is pasta tossed with sour cream, cheese, crab meat, shrimp, topped with more cheese and bread crumbs. Place it into a buttered casserole dish and bake for a fabulous meal! Adapted from cook heavenly recipes.   Ingredients   Cook the pasta Al dente, according to the package directions, then drain thoroughly.   Place pasta into a […]

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Three Cheese Noodle Casserole

We had all three grandkids spend the weekend with us and trying to find something everyone likes is a challenge for a 1, 5 and 9 year old. However, this dish did the trick! With four layers of cheese, pasta, ground beef and spaghetti sauce it was guaranteed to please everyone and it did. To see the step by step […]

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Spaghetti Bravissimo

I have never made spaghetti this way and my husband and grandkids asked for seconds. I was told about this recipe by Linda, a fellow blogging friend. She said when she was young her mom made this all the time and they even ate it cold the next day. Check out her blog HERE. Adapted from http://www.hubpages.com   Ingredients   […]

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Chicken & Noodles With Peas

Shredded chicken and noodles mixed with a creamy cheesy soup mixture, peas and seasoning. This is cooked completely on top of the stove in about 30 minutes and is very kid friendly!   Ingredients –  Plus pepper   Cook the noodles according to the package directions.   Drain thoroughly.   Return noodles to the pot.   While the noodles cook, […]

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Rotini Pizza Casserole

Pasta, pizza sauce, sausage or ground beef, pepperoni and any of the delicious pizza toppings you love. Top all that flavor with cheese and bake for an amazing tasting meal.   Ingredients   Cook the pasta according to the package directions then drain well.   Return pasta to the pan.   In a large skillet add the sausage, onion and […]

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Wartime Eggs In Noodle Nests

Wartime Eggs In Noodle Nests is a recipe I found in the book Grandma’s Wartime Kitchen by Joanne Lamb Hayes. This book has recipes from the WWII time that uses basic ingredients they had on hand. With so many people unable to spend a lot of money on food now, due to the pandemic, I thought this would be a good […]

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Make Ahead Cajun Chicken Pasta

Penne pasta and chicken in a Cajun sauce then topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese. I do not use a thickener with this recipe. Instead I allow the liquid to absorb into the pasta along with all that Cajun flavor by letting this sit ½ hour or more, even overnight in the refrigerator. It can be reheated in just a few […]

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