Harvest Pasta Skillet


This Harvest Pasta Skillet is a rich and filling vegetarian meal. It’s packed full of delicious summer flavors and colors.

Pepperoni Macaroni


I have a tendency to get a bit of a self-inflated ego when it comes to the way my kids eat. They are great eaters and for the most part, they will eat whatever is put in front of them. They eat their veggies. They eat all kinds of different meats. They love exotic flavors … Read more

Lazy Pierogi

Are you looking for a rich and hearty classic comfort food? You know, the kind our grandma’s used to make? That perfect dish that’s made with love, and not a thought is given to calories or fat content? Well, I have the cure for those cravings, with this easy, buttery twist on the classic dumpling. … Read more

Crispy Egg Noodles


We eat our fair share of casseroles and one-dish meals around here. We all enjoy them for the taste, but I especially enjoy preparing them for their ease, versatility and convenience. Just one dish to clean? Yep, that makes me a happy mama! A dish that I can play around with a few of the … Read more

Homemade Potato Gnocchi


Light, pillowy gnocchi – what’s not to love about these little potato dumplings? With a tender texture and subtle flavor, they are the perfect blank canvas for absorbing any sauce you pair them with. Making gnocchi from scratch at home is easier than you might think. The process is straightforward and hands-on time is less … Read more

Homemade Pierogi


I am the type of person that loves tradition. I cling to the traditions of my childhood and I’m always making sure to create new traditions for my family. I view traditions as the ties that bind a family together throughout the years. So when food and tradition merge into one, you know I’m all … Read more

Simple Italian Skillet Meal & Ronzoni Pasta Review


A few weeks ago, Mom Central offered me the opportunity to review some Ronzoni Smart Taste pasta. If you read this site for any length time, I imagine it’s pretty obvious we love pasta. And I am all for eating pasta that’s a little healthier. I’ve tried using whole wheat pasta on several occasions, but … Read more

Pasta & Spinach Casserole Side Dish


I am always playing around with side dishes because if I didn’t, I know I would fall in the rut of serving the same few favorites over and over again. And that wouldn’t be fun for everyone. Eventually, those favorites would turn into boring and then no one would want to eat them. So I … Read more

Rich and Creamy Macaroni and Cheese


Sometimes, there’s is just nothing like a comforting, soul-warming plate full of homemade macaroni and cheese. In our family, we love it baked and bubbly or quick and easy straight out of the pot. It’s a go to side dish when I don’t know what else to make with something. But sometimes, I get the … Read more

Homemade Egg Noodles


Picture this: a chilly evening, your favorite comfort food simmering on the stove, and the warm aroma of homemade egg noodles filling your kitchen. This cozy scene isn’t just a figment of your imagination – it can be a reality, and I’m here to guide you through it. You’re in for a treat if you … Read more