Marinara Spaghetti Squash Boats

Have you seen my tip on cooking squash like spaghetti squash or butternut squash? I always used to attempt to slice those things in half like all the instructions say to do. In the process of using brute strength to power the knife through, I risked losing a finger and just got afraid tired of […]

Mexican Enchilada Lasagna

I always recommend that you think beyond the obvious when you make your meals to keep things fun. When you go the unexpected route, it makes food feel a little bit special. Hey, it works when you have breakfast for dinner or pizza for breakfast, right? The Kid is a typical kid and loves pasta. […]

Dairy Free White Mushroom Lasagna

Since The Kid has a dairy allergy, we often need to get creative with our meals that traditionally would have cheese in a “normal” house. Thankfully there are plenty of options that we can use and most things have quick substitutes. Even ones that pass the test of a dairy eater like me. The other […]

One Pot Spaghetti with Spinach and Tomatoes

  The Kid loooooooves pasta. That’s an extreme understatement. I think all kids like pasta and that’s why it’s on so many kid’s menus at restaurants. I’ve got a trick that I use to make pasta noodles a bit faster than waiting for the water to boil, putting in the noodles, waiting waiting, and draining. […]

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 […]