June 12th, 2013


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Bacon Pierogi Bake

Posted on May 18th, 2011

I never even heard of pierogi until I met my Canadian husband in college.  I know, I was missing out! Up until now, I always boiled pierogi then…

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Bacon Shrimp Scampi with Pasta

Posted on Jul 8th, 2015

Shrimp Scampi is one of my favorite dishes of all time, but I've only recently discovered how much better it is with bacon! That's why I love this…

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Baked Spaghetti Lasagna

Posted on May 19th, 2017

I never share a recipe here that wasn't a success with myself or my family. But every once in awhile I make something that my family really, really…

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Browned Butter Gnocchi with Thyme

Posted on Nov 6th, 2017

Gnocchi has quickly become a pasta favorite at our house. I love that it cooks up so quickly, which makes it perfect for busy weeknights. And this…

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Cheesy Gnocchi and Sausage Skillet

Posted on May 21st, 2015

I love one pot meals! They make dinner time so much easier. I mean, who needs more dishes to wash? I especially love one pot meals when they're as…

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Cheesy Ravioli Lasagna

Posted on May 9th, 2016

I love a good lasagna, but they can be pretty time consuming to make. Which is why I love this Cheesy Ravioli Lasagna so very much! It's a snap to…

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Chicken Bacon Ranch Mac and Cheese

Posted on Mar 1st, 2017

Nothing says "comfort food" to me more than a big pan of homemade macaroni and cheese. And this Chicken Bacon Ranch Mac and Cheese is loaded with so…

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Chicken Mushroom Tortellini Bake

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2011

I always keep a few packages of fresh tortellini in my freezer for quick weeknight meals, and this Chicken Mushroom Tortellini Bake is one of my…

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Chicken Spinach Lasagna Rolls

Posted on Apr 19th, 2015

These Chicken Spinach Lasagna Rolls are one of those fabulous meals that make people think you spent hours in the kitchen. No one has to know the…

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Creamy Tomato, Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2010

The other day, I was reading my friend Christy's recipe blog, where she mentioned that she hadn't really cared for most of the tortellini soup…

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Creamy Tuscan Ravioli Soup

Posted on Nov 16th, 2014

When I spotted this Tuscan Ravioli Soup recipe over at my friend Gina's blog last winter, I knew I needed to make it immediately!It starts…

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Easy Alfredo Bake

Posted on Aug 30th, 2017

If you're looking for a simple, easy dish that the whole family will love, look no further than this Easy Alfredo Bake. It's ready in just over 30…

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Easy Shrimp Scampi and Spinach Alfredo

Posted on Feb 9th, 2016

When it comes to quick weeknight meals, frozen shrimp is a staple at our house. With some frozen shrimp and a few additional ingredients, I can…

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Five Cheese, Fifteen Minute Stovetop Mac & Cheese

Posted on Nov 20th, 2014

It can be so hard to get my family together around the table for dinner. Especially during the busy holiday season, when it seems were rushing around…

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Italian Mac and Cheese Bake

Posted on Oct 29th, 2016

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Barilla® and Johnsonville®. The opinions and texts are all mine. Living in a house…

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Leek and Bacon Linguine

Posted on Jun 29th, 2015

Leeks are one of those vegetables I've grown to love. They're definitely the star of the show in this Leek and Bacon Linguine! Leeks add a…

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Lemon Olive Oil Linguine with Chicken and Asparagus

Posted on Mar 28th, 2017

Thank you Barilla for sponsoring this post. All opinions shared are my own. Being a mom to three teenage boys means having a repertoire of quick and…

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Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Posted on Jul 6th, 2010

Orzo is one of my favorite little pastas, and this Mediterranean Orzo Salad is simple, delicious and healthy. It's great for a picnic, summer…

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Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad

Posted on Aug 30th, 2013

If you're planning an end-of-summer Labor Day barbecue (and even if you aren't), I highly recommend putting this Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad on…

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One Pot Spicy Chicken Riggies

Posted on May 10th, 2015

I've got an awesome one pot meal for you today. This is the first time we've tried Chicken Riggies at our house, and these One Pot Spicy Chicken…

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Penne with Spinach, Sausage and Swiss (Gluten Free)

Posted on Jun 9th, 2016

When it comes to eating gluten-free, I don't need to, but honestly, I feel so much better when I do. I recently served this Penne with Spinach,…

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Ranch BLT Pasta Salad

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2013

Salads and sandwiches are two of my favorite summertime meals, and this tasty Ranch BLT Pasta Salad combines both into one amazing dish. This salad…

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Rigatoni Pizza Skillet

Posted on Apr 18th, 2016

It's a pretty sure bet that anything involving pizza and pasta will be a big hit around here. And this Rigatoni Pizza Skillet was no…

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Rotel Chicken Spaghetti

Posted on Sep 17th, 2010

This Rotel Chicken Spaghetti is seriously yummy comfort food.  Think macaroni and cheese with a bit of a spicy kick!This is one of the first…

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Slow Cooker Alfredo Sauce

Posted on Sep 15th, 2015

I love Alfredo sauce, but I would definitely gain a thousand pounds if we ate it at every meal, so that's not going to happen. But we'll probably…

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Slow Cooker Cheesy Sausage Tortellini

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2015

Guys, this is a really busy time of year. And in the middle of all the holiday concerts and parties and holiday baking, we still have to make dinner.…

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Smoky White Cheddar Mac and Cheese

Posted on Jul 11th, 2014

My family is always willing to try a new mac and cheese recipe. I dare say we've never met a macaroni and cheese we didn't like. And this Smoky…

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Spicy Sesame Noodles with Peanuts

Posted on Jul 24th, 2013

My family loves these Easy Sesame Noodles, but I was still surprised at what a huge hit these kicked up, Spicy Sesame Noodles with Peanuts were with…

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Spicy Smoked Sausage Alfredo Bake

Posted on Oct 22nd, 2014

Every once in a while, I hit the recipe jackpot with my family and serve something that every single person at the table devours, while proclaiming…

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Sticky Garlic Noodles

Posted on Apr 11th, 2016

My family loves these Easy Sesame Noodles, so I knew these Sticky Garlic Noodles would be right up our alley. We were not disappointed!Best of…

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Taco Pasta Skillet

Posted on Sep 29th, 2017

Anytime I can combine my favorite foods and flavors into one dish, I'm all in! And this Taco Pasta Skillet is one of those recipes!This hearty…

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Tex Mex White Chicken Spaghetti

Posted on Mar 17th, 2017

Any time I can serve a dish that combines pasta, cheese and chicken, it's bound to be a hit at my house. This Tex Mex White Chicken Spaghetti was no…

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Tomato Bacon Carbonara

Posted on Aug 15th, 2017

It's that time of year when I have an abundance of tomatoes coming from my garden, and this Tomato Bacon Carbonara was the perfect way to use up all…

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Ultimate Baked Ziti

Posted on Aug 27th, 2010

If I've learned one thing cooking for my husband and kids over the years, it's that I can't go wrong with a hearty pasta dish loaded with cheese and…

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Ultimate Chicken Tetrazzini

Posted on Nov 27th, 2015

This Ultimate Chicken Tetrazzini is one of those favorite family recipes I've been making for years, but for some reason, am just now sharing with…

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