Tag Archives: Pasta

Spinach Stuffed Shells

This is my 90th post! A year ago I regularly opened my fridge unsure of what to make for dinner and now my electronic recipe box is filling before my eyes and my repertoire is expanding.  Just this week I made these lentils for lunch, as well as a batch of chili, each time utilizing […]

The Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese Experiment

The Blog is One year old! What began as an outlet for my grief after losing my mother about a year and a half ago has morphed into a robust documentation of my journey gaining confidence in the kitchen. My mother was my confidant and my cheerleader. We talked every day – particularly on my […]

One Pot Pasta

I came home ravenous last night after my first real run of the season. It felt great to get moving again but I needed to make something that was fast, easy and hard to mess up so that I could engage in some necessary r&r. In previous weeks I’d seen a few recipes for this method […]

Cheesy Pasta Bake

Nelson Mandela once said “there can be no greater gift than that of giving one’s time and energy to helping others without expecting anything in return.”  Last year, in June of 2015, I experienced this first hand as family and friends selflessly stood by our side as we supported my mother through her last days […]

Chicken and Greens Pasta with a Garlic White Wine Sauce

On the penultimate night of vacation (I love that word), we celebrate with pasta and friends! This past week of vacation in Montreal and then Stowe, Vermont was indulgent, rejuvenating, and just what I needed.   First of all, if you live in New England you need to make the trip up to Montreal. A […]

Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups

It’s somewhat hard to believe that I’ve been writing posts for about two months and I have yet to write about our Wednesday dinner club! So… here we go! A few years ago, my friends and I spent our Wednesday nights spouting the random knowledge we have acquired through some healthy competition at a local […]