Tangy Shrimp and Italian Sausage Pasta

Pasta is one of my favorite foods, and when you throw in sausage, shrimp, and a spicy sauce, you’ve made a perfect dish in my eyes. That folks is what this pasta is; a splendid melding of Italian sausage, succulent shrimp, tangy peperocinis swimming in a creamy marinara sauce. A protein, carb, bonaza if you will (there’s […]

Lasagna!

I LOVE lasagna. Tender lasagna noodles layered with a homemade sauce, creamy ricotta, and finished with a sprinkling of Mozzarella and Parmesan oh so good! I can’t imagine a much better combination of textures and flavors.  I have several other lasagna recipes and even a tortilla lasagna which are all tummy rubbing good, but this […]

Penne with Spicy Italian Sausage and Basil

Mmmmm! PASTA. Growing up I lived on the delicious stuff; I brought penne with pesto to lunch at school, cooked tomato basil spaghetti at home, and ate pounds of tortellini the day before swim meets. Nowadays in light of my retirement from age group swimming an activity that allowed me to eat twice the amount […]

Blackberry Chicken Salad

The other day Brian came home with the most delicious little carton of blackberries. They were plump, sweet, tart, and all around delectable and they got me thinking about one of my favorite dinner salads; Blackberry Chicken Salad with Blackberry Vinaigrette. I generally don’t like making salads because I find them really dull to create. […]