Tortellini with Asparagus, Pea...

Apr 25, 2013 by

  Last weekend The Husband competed in his first Warrior Dash 5K Mud Run. Have you ever participated in one of these? It’s a 5K,...

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Venison Bolognese

Dec 4, 2012 by

  Can I let ya’ll in on a little secret?  I think Ina Garten is a bit of a snob. No, I’ve never met her.  And she may be just...

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Creamy Homemade Macaroni and C...

Jul 30, 2012 by

  Last Thursday night The Husband and I were lying in bed.  He’s reading a science fiction novel and I’m staring at the...

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Grilled Shrimp with Cherry Tom...

Jul 16, 2012 by

  It must be nice to be one of those food bloggers that has the time to make a dish, pick out the perfect props, find the best...

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Freezer-Friendly Spinach Manic...

Feb 17, 2012 by

  As I promised yesterday, here is the freezer-friendly spinach manicotti recipe. A couple tricks I’ve learned from making any...

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Tuna Pea Macaroni Salad

Jun 13, 2011 by

  What are some of your favorite summer memories from when you were a kid? Since both of my parents worked, they had to find a way...

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Penne with Sundried Tomatoes, ...

Apr 19, 2011 by

  Every home cook at some point has one of these nights. Five o’clock is fast approaching and you have no idea what you’re going...

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Crawfish Fettuccine

Apr 12, 2011 by

It’s crawfish season again.  I have mentioned before that after deer season, this is my husband’s favorite time of year.  There...

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Bowties with Brown Butter Sauc...

Feb 16, 2011 by

  I wasn’t even sure if this recipe was worth posting. I don’t actually follow a recipe – it’s something I throw...

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Turkey Tetrazzini

Nov 30, 2010 by

  My refrigerator is CRAMMED with Thanksgiving leftovers!  Which I guess is a good thing until I have to spend 10 minutes...

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A la Carte Italian Pasta Salad

Jul 22, 2010 by

I am a graduate of Delta State University in Cleveland, MS.  Home of the Fighting Okra.  Yes, that is our mascot – not...

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Pasta all’Amatriciana

May 24, 2010 by

    This dish came about out of necessity.  It was suppertime, I was overdue for a trip to the grocery store, and the food pantry...

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Shrimp Scampi with Linguini

May 12, 2010 by

  Have you ever known someone who grew up during the Great Depression?  They are usually some of the most cost-conscious penny...

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Sausage and Clam Puttanesca

Mar 17, 2010 by

  Oh, my poor, poor neglected little blog.  How you have sat – patiently waiting – for a new update while I went...

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Tortellini with Roasted Tomati...

Oct 15, 2009 by

This Thursday afternoon recipe includes Tomatillos, Tortellini, and Tomatoes.  How Totally Terrific! Here is the other tomatillo...

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Hearty Meat Lover’s Lasa...

Oct 4, 2009 by

  I love lasagna.  A good lasagna is meaty, dripping with rich tomato sauce, and oozing with gooey cheese.  It’s a meal where...

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