Red Pepper Pesto

My Dad had two nice Basil plants this summer which produced a LOT of leaves, but by yesterday the plant was quite sad, and was ready to be tossed… However, there were still a number of leaves on the plant so we thought, why not try to squeeze out a little more basil as a…

Shrimp Scampi over Fettuccine

You know when you all the sudden get the BIGGEST craving for something and nothing can satisfy it until you have it? Well that was the case for me on Sunday with Shrimp Scampi lol. Fortunately, it’s REALLY easy to make and I had all the ingredients minus the shrimp. I didn’t put cream in this…

Crockpot Eggplant Parm

This is super duper easy and was SOO delicious!! Don’t be worried if you scope it out and it doesn’t look glamorous… The flavors speak for themselves!! Ingredients: (2) boxes frozen pre-made eggplant cutlets 2 cups mozzarella cheese (sliced or shredded) 1 (32 oz) jar marinara sauce Directions: Spray slow cooker with cooking spray. Place…

Hint of Lemon Rotini with Tomatoes and Feta

Fun, Quick and easy! but you HAVE to like Lemon!! I felt this was a bit more of a summer dish, but we’ll consider it a ‘goodbye to summer’ dish…   c’est très triste ;( At any rate, It was very easy to put together and considering how much cooking I did that night… VERY…

Bruschetta Pasta

I made this a few days ago and posted it… then my sister and brother in law had their BEAUTIFUL Baby boy and specially requested it while they get settled back at home from the Hospital. So of COURSE I made it again, this time swirling into large ‘nests’ for individual portions, MUCH nicer looking!…

Gnocchi with sage butter sauce

I threw this together nice and quick over a lunch break. FILLED with flavor, but next time I won’t add as much spinach. Quick-n-Easy! Ingredients: (2) 16oz packages frozen Gnocchi <(2) 10oz packages frozen spinach 6 Garlic cloves, minced (yes six!) 1 stick butter 1 TBSP dried Sage 1/2 – 1 cup parmesan salt-n-pep Directions:…