Homemade Lasagna with Ricotta Cheese

Homemade Lasagna with Ricotta Cheese

Make this delicious Homemade Lasagna with Ricotta Cheese when you want to serve your family something special. Saucy and Cheesy with Fresh Tender Pasta. Oh my. The extra effort is so worth the time. Believe me, you’re family will love you for it! Years ago, 

Tagliolini with Vegetables and Sausage

Tagliolini with Vegetables and Sausage

We love Italian food at our house and one of my favorite dishes, especially during the summer, is Tagliolini with Vegetables and Sausage. Italian Sausage, zucchini, tomatoes, bell peppers, mushrooms and fresh Parmesan. It’s so good. In fact, I often refer to this as my 

Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

I love shrimp, and I love garlic. Add in your favorite linguine–dried or homemade, and you have Shrimp Scampi with Linguine. A scrumptious dinner.  Jumbo shrimp smothered in buttery garlic sauce with specs of red pepper flakes for heat. Lemon juice for a little tartness; 

Creamy Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

Creamy Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

Creamy Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo is simply delicious. Silky Fresh Fettuccine. Tender Seasoned Bites of Chicken. Steamed Broccoli and Cauliflower. And a Creamy Homemade Alfredo Sauce that is both simple and wonderful. Add to that a delightful bottle of Chardonnay and you have a perfect evening 

Fettuccine with Pesto

Fettuccine with Pesto

I love making homemade pasta, and this Fettuccine with Pesto dish is a summer favorite. Fresh, light, nutty, and so flavorful.  Pesto is a great way to use your basil and parsley when they are lush and in full season. I like planting my herbs 

Slow-Cooked Spaghetti Sauce

Slow-Cooked Spaghetti Sauce

I love Italian food, and one of my favorite dishes to serve is spaghetti with red sauce. This Slow-Cooked Spaghetti Sauce is perfect for days when you don’t have time to make the sauce on the stove. Or the meatballs.  Just brown the sausage and 

Stir Fry Vegetables with Shrimp

Stir Fry Vegetables with Shrimp

I love Stir Fry Vegetables with Shrimp and could eat this stuff all week long. And stir-frying is so easy. Perfect for a weeknight meal. Quick and Easy! This recipe has lots of vegetables, Green Bell Pepper, Onion, Mushrooms, and Zucchini. Plus cute little bow-tie 

Homemade Toasted Ravioli

Homemade Toasted Ravioli

As you may know already, I enjoy making Italian food. Homemade Toasted Ravioli is a new recipe I made after tasting my first in St. Louis, Missouri at Anthoninos Taverna. Tender pasta wrapped around a filling of beef, pork, herbs, and cheese, then fried to 

Granny’s Macaroni Salad

Granny’s Macaroni Salad

Every family probably has a Macaroni Salad recipe. And if not, you can always buy some at your grocery store deli. Our recipe comes from my husband’s side of the family. Granny’s Macaroni Salad was one of the first recipes I nabbed from her. Granny’s 

Classic Minestrone Soup

Classic Minestrone Soup

Here’s a yummy soup recipe when you’d like something with an Italian flare. As some folks say, this Classic Minestrone Soup has everything in it except for the kitchen sink! I love serving this soup in my Villa della Luna dishes from Pfaltzgraff. They are