Category Archives: PASTA

Le Cirque – PASTA PRIMAVERA

Pasta Primavera is one of my favorite entrees when ordering in a restaurant. This recipe comes from Sirio Maccioni of the world renowned Le Cirque Restaurant. The next time we are craving pasta, we should try this recipe. This is Le Cirgue’s signature dish. Asparagus and Broccoli are plentiful in grocery stores right now and are […]

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CHEESY SAUSAGE ZITI CASSEROLE

Road Tested with the Neely’s is one of my favorites on Food Network. They always have easy family style dishes, that look delicious. Here is one of the recipes that they showed on Saturday. They showed two italian dishes, that I plan to try. This Baked Ziti, has sausage, spinach, parmesan and Mozzarella cheese. It […]

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Asparagus Pasta Primavera

“Primavera” means spring, and this easy pasta recipe feature two great vegetables -asparagus and peas. You can tweak this pasta primavera recipe by adding almost any vegetables you like. I love Aspargus, and this is certainly one of my favorites. This is also good with bacon or small pieces of ham.  Ingredients:  8 oz dry […]

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OLIVE GARDEN’S CHICKEN CROSTINA – Copykat

One of my favorites at the Olive Garden Restaurant, is The Chicken Crostina. Olive Garden’s Chicken Crostina begins with tender chicken breasts that have been marinated in olive oil and rosemary then lightly breaded. The chicken is sauteed with fresh garlic and diced Roma tomatoes, in a creamy garlic-butter sauce and served over linguine pasta. […]

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EASY AMERICAN LASAGNA

I love Lasagna, and I’ve posted a couple of different tried & true recipes. I decided to try another last night. This recipe, comes from one of my many cookbooks. (The Food Nanny Rescues Dinner) If you need a new cookbook….this one is worth the money! This recipes uses eggs in the Lasagna! When I […]

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CHICKEN ARTICHOKE PASTA

I’m always excited to share recipes with you, that come from my Taste of Home Magazine. If you already get that magazine, you also know the feeling of excitement, when it comes in the mail.  Most of the recipes I try, are always delicious. This recipe for Chicken Artichoke Pasta, is one I haven’t tried […]

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MY FAVORITE PASTA – CHICKEN PASTA CARBONARA

I’ve tried many Carbonara Recipes, and they are all delicious, but this is a new favorite. This recipe uses 8 egg yolks! I will use my egg whites to make this delicious Marshmallow frosting for a White or Chocolate cake. I’ve posted this frosting recipe as well. It’s kind of like soft divinity. So yummy! […]

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CHICKEN and RED PESTO LINGUINE

Hopefully very soon, I can post a lot of yummy Christmas recipes. So check back often. One of my favorites, is sun dried tomatoes…love em! This is a popular restaurant dish….now you can make it at home. It’s delicious. YOU WILL NEED: 1 pound Linguine, Spaghetti or other long pasta shape, uncooked, broken in half […]

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LEMON PEPPER CHICKEN with Brown Rice

This is one of my favorites. My husband enjoys it as well, because he love rice. The leftovers are also fabulous. Toss in crumbled bacon, and sprinkle with more Parmesan on the top. This would also be great with Pasta instead of Rice. YUM! You will need: Rice: 2 qt. water 1 T. chicken base […]

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PASTA WITH BROCCOLI

I blanched & froze a lot of broccoli over the summer, and I’m always looking for recipes that will use it up. Here is a great dish I made today, after church. It was quick, easy and very good! I don’t really care much for mushrooms, so I tossed in left over chicken breasts, that […]

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