Pantry Pasta

Pantry Pasta I call this Pantry Pasta because it is basically a quick weeknight meal that can be put together with a variation of ingredients that most of us have on hand. Here is what you will need: 1 lb pasta (I used Penne, but whatever you have on hand is fine) 1 to 1…

Garlic and Herb Dinner Rolls

  Garlic and Herb Dinner Rolls These fairly simple rolls are great to go with Italian dishes but will work with just about anything. It is a very forgiving recipe if you are a beginner or just not comfortable with baking. I use a stand mixer with a dough hook, but it can be done…

Mac and Cheese.. My Comfort Food

I don’t know of anyone who doesn’t like Mac and Cheese. And if you do I’m sure you have your own opinion as to the Ultimate version for you. With all the variations I see of this classic today the possibilities are endless for customization. This is my go- to version when I want just…

Garlic and basil cream sauce

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Here is a simple white sauce I use for pasta now and then. This is a rich and flavorful sauce when your looking for something other than red. Ingredients 2 -3 Cloves of garlic( more if it suits you) 3 Tbsp unsalted butter 3 Tbsp flour 1 1/2 Cups Heavy cream 2 Eggs 2 -3…

A simple pasta sauce

Here is a simple but flavorful sauce for pasta. I for one love the combination of tomato and basil, and this one combines them well. I also like to use this one for my eggplant parm. I will share that little bit of heaven later. Here are the ingredients: 1 Red onion 1/4 cup Extra…