Faux-fredo, White Bean Alfredo - vegan alfredo sauce made with white beans. Healthy eating.
According to my trusty list of fun yet irrelevant holidays, July 14th is National Macaroni and Cheese Day. So for something a little different I made it to go with these Mac and Cheese Muffins. There's nothing really complicated about baked macaroni and cheese, and I made it a bit faster by baking them in… Continue reading Mac and Cheese Muffins plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party
I was thrilled with the winning ingredients for this month's Crazy Ingredient Challenge: mushrooms and goat cheese. The CIC is a blogging version of Chopped where we are assigned ingredients to make a dish and blog about it. But in our version, no one gets chopped. We all get lots of ideas to make with the… Continue reading Easy and Delicious Mushroom and Goat Cheese Ravioli
If I were considerably younger I might consider calling these "Amaze-balls", but I am far too old to be able to say that and not sound foolish. But, these meatballs are amazingly moist and flavorful and adaptable to a variety of cuisines. And they happen to be lower in fat. The recipe is based on… Continue reading Amazingly Flavorful Low Fat Meatballs
I remember the first time I had Garlic Fries. I trudged all the way around Qualcomm Stadium asking everyone I saw with them where to find them. Then all the way back to my seat. But, oh my! was it worth it. It almost made up for the Chargers beating my Niners that day. Almost. But,… Continue reading Pesto Fries
The kitchen drama still continues for me, but luckily my baby brother, Chef Michael, came to my blogging rescue with a new recipe he and wife Mel created: Chicken, Sun Dried Tomato and Vegetable Lasagna. The restaurant he was working at closed recently. But as part of his "severance" he ended up with a lot of… Continue reading Chicken, Sun Dried Tomatoes and Vegetable Lasagna
Here's a fun way to serve leftover spaghetti. Or, you can make the spaghetti specifically for the recipe. It takes a little extra time than plain old spaghetti and meat sauce, but my son at least thinks it is fun to eat. And make. J found this recipe in his C is for Cooking cookbook… Continue reading Spaghetti Pie
Most Pasta alla Vodka recipes I have seen use canned tomato sauce to make this delightful spicy creamy tomato pasta sauce. But if you are a gardener, you probabaly are facing an abundance of fresh tomatoes. If not, hit up a neighbor that may need to unload some or go to a farmers market. This recipe is quick… Continue reading Pasta alla Vodka with Fresh Tomatoes