Stove Top Fusilli with Meatballs

Does anyone remember that old Seinfeld episode where Kramer had Fusilli Jerry? Gah, I’m probably the only one who remembers it. I think of it every time I make fusilli pasta noodles. It’s funny the things that stick in your brain. I saw that all of the seasons of Seinfeld are on Netflix (I’m way behind […]

Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli

Everyone loves pasta. There’s just something about it with the carby goodness. For a special occasion (ahem, like Valentine’s Day), sometimes it’s fun to experiment with making your own. It’s actually not as hard as it sounds, so read on and you’ll see how easy it is. The Kid agreed to indulge me as I […]

No Cook Walnut Pesto Sauce with Spaghetti

The other night it was dinnertime, but it was so hot. Yes, I know it’s Texas but it’s also October. It was hot enough though that our electric company had texted to please try to conserve electricity. Wanting to do my part, I tried to figure out the best way to make dinner without adding […]

Spaghetti (Squash) Pizza

When I was growing up, my best friend’s mother made this wonderful casserole concoction called spaghetti pizza. Basically it was spaghetti noodles tossed with milk and eggs topped with tomato sauce and pizza toppings. When you baked it, the noodles came together and formed a crust and you could cut out hunks of it for […]

Babaganoush Pasta

The Kid has been begging for pasta lately so I decided to have some fun with it and try out some different sauces instead of sticking to the traditional (and so expected) sauces. Babaganoush is a Mediterranean dip that is eggplant based and has a great flavor from the spices in it like cumin and […]