Pasta al Forno (Baked Ziti)

Pasta al Forno (Baked Ziti)

Pasta al Forno means pasta baked in the oven and this can be any type of pasta. This is usually done with cheese and tomato sauce. Rigatoni and penne are popular choices, but today I went with ziti. You can substitute the Grana Padano cheese…

Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplant Parmigiana

Hello everybody! Eggplant Parmigiana is a delicious recipe to enjoy while eggplants are still in season. Also perfect when you have leftover tomato sauce so you can use it up. They heat up nicely the next day also, so makes for great leftovers! My Cabernet…

Stuffed Tomatoes

Stuffed Tomatoes

With so many tomatoes growing in my garden, this delicious stuffed tomatoes recipe is one way to use them besides throwing them into salads. I used early girl tomatoes, but many varieties of tomatoes can be used. The best would be to use an evenly…

Mint Pistachio Pesto

Mint Pistachio Pesto

Sometimes you have so many herbs in your garden, you don’t know what to do with them all! Although I currently have a lot of basil in my garden, I also have a lot of mint, parsley, and chives. Traditional pesto is delicious, but I…

Sausage Frittata

Sausage Frittata

A simple breakfast to make in just under thirty minutes, this sausage frittata is packed with so much flavor! The hot pepper is optional if you are not into too much heat. Ingredients: 8 Eggs 2 Italian Hot Sausage, casings removed and crumbled 1 Shallot, thinly sliced 1 Hot Pepper, deseeded and…

Spaghetti with Tomatoes and Anchovies

Spaghetti with Tomatoes and Anchovies

The sweetness of the cherry tomatoes pairs perfectly with the salty anchovies in this delicious spaghetti with tomatoes and anchovies recipe. Its simple and quick to prepare, making it a great recipe idea for a hot summer night! Ingredients: 8 oz. Spaghetti 12 oz. Cherry Tomatoes, halved 2 oz. Anchovies 3 Garlic Cloves, sliced…

Chicken Lasagna

Chicken Lasagna

A different take on traditional meat sauce lasagna, this chicken lasagna uses tender rotisserie chicken, sautéed spinach and a cheesy white sauce as its filling, topped off with more cheese, for a delicious and comforting meal. It also tastes great after reheating so it can…

Spaghetti with Shrimp and Scallops

Spaghetti with Shrimp and Scallops

This delicious Spaghetti with Shrimp and Scallops dish is quick and so tasty, making it perfect for a midweek meal! I know some people don’t ever add cheese to any fish dishes, but sometimes it works. Adding cheese on top of this dish is entirely…