Tag: tomatoes

Orecchiette with Tomato Cream Sauce

Orecchiette with Tomato Cream Sauce

I think I was an Italian grandma in a past life.  I love all things pasta.  Also I don’t know how to make dinner for two.  I cook too much food always.  On the weekends I love making pasta.  This past weekend was no exception.  […]

Pantry Cooking – A Compilation of Recipes

Pantry Cooking – A Compilation of Recipes

Pantry cooking?  I don’t even really know how to do that since I rely on fresh foods entirely.  These times are crazy right now so I am learning to be resourceful.  So usually I don’t create posts like this but we are in weird times […]

soup sundays: summer bean and tomato soup

soup sundays: summer bean and tomato soup

Fresh summer tomatoes are one of my favorite ingredients to cook with.  When we have visited Europe you see most menus cater to what is in season.  You don’t see artichokes in October or root vegetables in the spring.  In the US we definitely are […]

butternut squash sauce

butternut squash sauce

Fall is finally here.  Even though lately in Michigan it doesn’t feel like it.  One of my favorite foods of fall are all the varieties of squash.  Pumpkin, acorn, spaghetti, butternut just to name a few.  The one thing I find though with squash recipes […]

caprese mac and cheese

caprese mac and cheese

  [dropcap]S[/dropcap]pring is finally here with summer right around the corner.  I love all the good fresh vegetables that start to pop up.  The other day I found a pack of heirloom cherry tomatoes that looked so good.  So I knew I had to put […]

classic combos: summertime soup and grilled cheese

classic combos: summertime soup and grilled cheese

When I think grilled cheese I immediately think tomato soup.  The two are classics that go so well together.  I already have a post for the two found here but I feel like you can’t go wrong with any version you make.  It is the dead […]

spaghetti sauce turned soup: 2 meals, one method

spaghetti sauce turned soup: 2 meals, one method

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter being gone for a week from vacation sometimes all you want is a home cooked meal. However, in my case, I had one day for that to happen before I was turning around to jet set again. I was working from home on our […]

a spin on my grandma’s classic – rigatoni night

a spin on my grandma’s classic – rigatoni night

You know those nights when you are just craving comfort food?  This was one of those nights.  My husband and I had just returned from being back home for the Holidays.  We were visiting my grandma one night and I had told my dad “if […]