Linguine with Fresh Spinach, Red Pepper, and Lemon

I love going to the grocery store; I do it several times a week, if only for a few things. I know, I know, it is poor planning on my part, but I enjoy weaving through the aisles, checking out new and interesting ingredients I may have missed during my previous visit. I recall going toContinue reading “Linguine with Fresh Spinach, Red Pepper, and Lemon”

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Three-Cheese Tortellini with Parmesan Broth

What do you think of this artsy photo of my tortellini??  Pretty yummy looking.  Am I right?? I woke up yesterday thinking, “Today I will make pasta.”  I wanted to challenge myself and make a style of pasta I’ve never tried before.  Tortellini it was. Now, I know that if I had a tortellini cravingContinue reading “Three-Cheese Tortellini with Parmesan Broth”

Ricotta Gnocchi

I have been so behind on posts lately!  Ack!  I’m sorry.  Hopefully, this super simple recipe for ricotta gnocchi will make up for my absence.  I made this not long ago and served it with roasted broccoli and it was delicious.  It had the flavor of ricotta cheese and maintained its pillowy texture – notContinue reading “Ricotta Gnocchi”

Too Busy To Cook??

Yes…it’s true.  The past two weeks have been two of the busiest weeks so far this year.  School is really throwing down and it seems like just when I have it all under control, my classes knock me down again.  Oh, and I should mention our furnace died earlier this week and it’s winter inContinue reading “Too Busy To Cook??”

Homemade Ricotta & Quail Egg Ravioli

Sometimes I wonder if Scott thinks I like to pretend I’m on Iron Chef when I’m preparing a meal.  I say this because the other afternoon, I sent him out to pick up some ingredients for a vegetable stir-fry I was planning.  Upon his return, he presented surprised me with a container of quail eggs. Continue reading “Homemade Ricotta & Quail Egg Ravioli”

Pasta Night

So, the other day, Scott and I stood in the kitchen and discussed how many foods have a “night” of their own during the week?  Meaning, par exemple, when say, Thursday rolls around, is it Taco Night or Chicken Night or Chili Night in your house?  When I was growing up, we most definitely hadContinue reading “Pasta Night”