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 (even if she’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spaghetti Carbonara

After having to deal with veggie overload most of the time, I promised The Kid a week of kid friendly food. Her favorites are the standard pizza, pasta, burgers, and a few other similar items. It’s always fun to play in the kitchen, so I took it as a challenge to make kid friendly meals […]