Tag: easy dinner

Linguine With Clams

Linguine With Clams

I have always loved linguine with clams, a simple, classic pasta dish. Honestly, what’s not to love? Called linguine alle vongole in Italian, this traditional Italian favorite is the perfect warm weather go-to pasta dish no matter where you live. Widespread and popular on almost every Italian […]

Skillet Chicken With Orzo And Pesto

Skillet Chicken With Orzo And Pesto

Skillets are amazing things. Considered trendy now, they have been an intricate part of kitchens for many years. The first known use of cast iron cookware dates all the way back to the Han Dynasty in China, around 220 A.D.  By the 16th century, casting techniques […]

Tuscan Tortellini Soup

Tuscan Tortellini Soup

This is a new(ish) family favorite. Best part, it pleases all. My husband and I love soup and my kids love pasta. The marriage is perfect. This Tuscan tortellini soup is a fantastic slow cooker meal that is mostly effortless. A tomato-based soup is a […]

Macaroni And Cheese

Macaroni And Cheese

Let’s talk about macaroni and cheese. It’s not health food, but it is a much-loved comfort dish that has been around a long time. Kids love it, and grown ups love to hate it–but only because they typically love it themselves and can’t resist it. […]

Baked Zucchini “Noodle” Lasagna

Baked Zucchini “Noodle” Lasagna

This baked zucchini “noodle” is my low-carb “lasagna” alternative that my husband and I have come to prefer. Don’t get me wrong, I still love lasagna now and again as it reminds me of my childhood.  But a reduced carb option is always good to […]

Oven-Braised Pot Roast

Oven-Braised Pot Roast

I don’t think I fully appreciated a good oven-braised pot roast until I turned 40. It’s a great thing. Pot roast is a generic term for browned meat cooked with vegetables in a covered pot.  It began appearing in cookbooks in the late 19th century. But […]