Pad Thai Udon Lettuce Wraps

The Kid loves pasta. It doesn’t matter what kind of pasta and she’s happy with eating the noodles hot, cold or anywhere in between. I love Asian food, and I’m happy with eating any flavor or nationality Asian food. So when our worlds combine, you get udon noodle lettuce wraps. These turned out to be […]

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 […]

Low Calorie Dairy Free Instant Pot Cheese Sauce

Since The Kid has a dairy allergy, she’s never had “real” cheese. Other than the traumatic Easter incident years ago involving a trip to the ER and an epipen on the side of the road. Needless to say, since then I’ve never even played with the real thing. I have messed around with several variations […]

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 […]