Sausage & Zucchini Bake

Zucchini and sausage is such a great flavor combination. Add in some pasta and three cheeses and you have a great meal. Sausage & Zucchini Bake is a delicious weeknight meal that the whole family will devour. All the cheese and pasta is also a great way to get kids (who maybe normally wouldn’t) eatContinue reading “Sausage & Zucchini Bake”

Bourbon Butter Pasta

Before you say anything – yes I realize this just looks like a bowl of cooked pasta. But I promise you that the amount of flavor in the bourbon butter sauce is out of this world. Bourbon Butter Pasta is a simple but full of flavor side dish or stand alone meal. It really onlyContinue reading “Bourbon Butter Pasta”

Bleu Cheese Pork & Pasta

Every once in a while, I find myself with an idea I just can’t not try. I had this idea to make a bleu cheese sauce over pasta and ultimately settled on pork for the protein. When I say that this sauce was outstanding – I really mean it. I think I could have eatenContinue reading “Bleu Cheese Pork & Pasta”

Sausage Lasagna Roll-ups

Most people think the hardest part about serving Lasagna is the prettiness of the piece – it’s me… I’m most people. It is so hard to keep the layers together. I recently discovered lasagna roll-ups – they are about the same amount of work of building a layered lasagna but they are so much prettierContinue reading “Sausage Lasagna Roll-ups”

Mushroom Dill Couscous

Some times I like to make the side dish the start of the show. I do this by making a relatively simple protein, so that I can focus more on developing flavor in the side dish. This time around I came up with this Mushroom Dill Couscous – it has so much flavor from aContinue reading “Mushroom Dill Couscous”

Cincinnati Chili

I had never even heard of Cincinnati Chili until I saw it in a food magazine (can’t recall which one). I jotted it down on a sticky note and forgot about it for a while. Then I found it again when I was clearing up my desk. And started my research. I learned quite aContinue reading “Cincinnati Chili”

2×3 Homemade Lasagna

My husband’s very favorite meal is homemade lasagna. I have spent several years finding his absolutely favorite version. And thus far…. this one is it! 2×3 Homemade Lasagna is two meats (ground beef and ground pork) and three cheeses (ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan) in a homemade red sauce. Every year, no matter what day ofContinue reading “2×3 Homemade Lasagna”

Kickin’ Chicken Rigatoni

My husband really love spicy food, so every couple of weeks I make something with a big kick. Like this Kickin’ Chicken Rigatoni. Sometimes you really just need to eat a meal that wakes you up a little. The star of this dish is the spicy cream sauce – full of jalapenos AND red pepperContinue reading “Kickin’ Chicken Rigatoni”

Jim & Cola Chicken with Buffalo Mac

Sometimes I get some crazy ideas that I just have to see how they will turn out. If you follow my blog at all, you know I’m a Bourbon Drinker. And I love to look for ways to cook with bourbon because I truly love the flavor of bourbon. I saw some recipes for cookingContinue reading “Jim & Cola Chicken with Buffalo Mac”

Spiced Pork Meatball Couscous Bowls

Every so often I get the urge to use a new spice or flavor for my family. This go around it was cardamom. While I have used it in baked goods before, I hadn’t used it in a savory dish for them as of yet. I decided to take it on in a couscous bowlContinue reading “Spiced Pork Meatball Couscous Bowls”

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