Creamy Sun-dried Tomato Pasta with Chicken recipe

This dish was inspired by my pantry. I’ll admit, there’s enough food stocked in our pantry to last a good long while through an apocalypse. I was in there the other day and saw a bag of sun-dried tomatoes that had been sitting around for a while and thought, “I should use those.” So I looked […]

Creamy Sun-dried Tomato Pasta with Chicken recipe

Everything’s Better with Bacon, Tortellini, and Spinach

I love tortellini, so I am always looking for new ways to cook it.  Specifically, there’s a type of cheese and spinach tortellini (by Barilla) that I think is exceptionally delicious. I saw this recipe on Pinterest, and I knew I wanted to try it. (They just so happened to use the kind of tortellini […]

Everything’s Better with Bacon, Tortellini, and Spinach

Clean, Green, and Herbacious

During the summer time, I grow a small herb garden that usually includes a combination of the following: parsley, cilantro, chives, thyme, rosemary, sage, oregano, and basil.  As my basil starts to really grow and go crazy, I think, “What am I going to do with all of this basil?” And then I remember – […]

It’s Spring – Time for Pasta Primavera!

This is a recipe I’ve made many times, and it’s definitely a regular in our spring/summer rotation.  That’s saying a lot, because generally my philosophy is “So many recipes, so little time.”  Tim and I both love this because it’s healthy and full of vegetables.  It’s light, very fresh tasting, and perfect for spring!  And primavera […]

Tortellini with Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Tortellini is one of those foods that I have a hard time stopping eating once I start.  There’s something about the little cheese filled pasta that I just love so much.  I don’t normally talk brands on here, but there’s this one particular type of tortellini that I find especially intoxicating – Cheese & Spinach […]

A Meal Fit For a Birthday

I mentioned in a previous post (about a certain delicious oatmeal cake) that my mom recently had a birthday.  We all went down to my parents’ house and spent the weekend there to celebrate.  Tim, my sister-in-law, Jill, and I cooked my mom a super special birthday lunch.  Since I was deemed the project manager, […]