Ratatouille Pasta Salad–gettin’ those veggies in

I made this Ratatouille Pasta Salad recently when my dear Auntie Shirl was visiting, and […]

Spinach Sausage Manicotti with Three Cheeses

We’ve always loved manicotti and this week we came up with a new variation on […]

baked stuffed manicotti

Pasta with Kielbasa, Peppers, and Onions

It all started with a busy day. And a package of kielbasa and just a […]

Creamy Romano Mushroom Sauce with Penne

This Creamy Romano Mushroom Sauce with Penne started when we ate recently at the Olive […]

Pasta salad with tuna and a whole lotta sneaky vegetables!

I started rooting through the fridge the other night, looking to see what we might […]

Basic Pasta Salad for the Dog Days of Summer

Raise your hands if you can’t bear the thought of pot roast on a 90 […]

Amazing Potato Pasta Salad

My son Michael narrowed his eyes and scowled with concentration. He was standing in front […]

Mary’s Curry Chicken Pasta Salad

Last weekend, several families from our circle at church helped some friends to move out […]

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Auntie Joan brought this flavorful salad to a family reunion a few years back. Since […]


The month of May is a crazy one around here, so I often trot out […]

Pasta e Ceci–simple Italian fare

I made this dish for dinner the other night, and realized I haven’t posted it […]

Simple fettucini parmigiano

I made this very simple dish for dinner last night, and even my picky eater […]

Tofu Manicotti

Tofu Manicotti is an awesome dish that I originally got from Susi in the very […]

Pasta Laura

As I was writing about my Christmas menus, I realized that I have never posted […]

Tuna Noodle Casserole – More Comfort Food

Tonight I’m making tuna casserole. This is another quintessential comfort food that, I hate to […]

Yummy Beef Stroganoff: another Auntie Karen special

Years ago, Auntie Karen passed this recipe along to me. I never liked beef stroganoff […]

Another variation on sausage pasta salad….

Since we actually HAD dinner last night with Auntie Ellen and her family and it […]

Pesto, walnut and sausage pasta salad

Our dear friend and honorary sister Ellen gave us this recipe a couple years ago, […]

Amazing Clean-out-the-fridge Seafood Pasta Salad

We spent a few days at a beach house with my brother and sister-in-law (first […]