Party Ideas · Pasta · Recipes · Vegan/Vegetarian

Vegan Ziti with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Artichokes

Veganism is something that Mister and I are both currently exploring.  We are meat lovers at heart, but from time to time I find an amazing vegan recipe that I have to try (and Mister is typically my guinea pig).  Plus a good friend of ours is vegan, which provides even more opportunities to create… Continue reading Vegan Ziti with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Artichokes

30 Minute Meals · Pasta · Recipes · Seafood

Lobster Pasta with Vodka Sauce and Crispy Breadcrumbs

My first memories of trying lobster were with my mom.  Being a single, hard-working mother never stopped her from indulging in a lobster tail from time to time and if anyone deserved food luxury, she definitely did.  I remember her telling me that you should always eat lobster drenched in drawn butter and morsel by… Continue reading Lobster Pasta with Vodka Sauce and Crispy Breadcrumbs

Breakfast · Pasta · Recipes · Vegan/Vegetarian

Leftover Pasta? Spinach Frittata!

Ever wonder what to do with all of those leftover noodles from pasta night?  I can never get the sauce to noodle ratio right.  I either have a slew of sauce or a mound of noodles leftover.  In this case, homemade noodles were the culprit. This might be one of the oddest things I have ever created but… Continue reading Leftover Pasta? Spinach Frittata!

Beef/Lamb · Pasta · Recipes · Vegan/Vegetarian

Homemade Ravioli and Basil Marinara Sauce

I’m one of those Americans that is a bit lost in her heritage, or maybe I should say my lack of heritage.  I didn’t have an Italian grandmother who taught me how to make noodles from scratch or an Ethiopian family who shared recipes centuries old.  I am who I am – a 100% American… Continue reading Homemade Ravioli and Basil Marinara Sauce

Make Ahead · Pasta · Recipes · Sides · Vegan/Vegetarian

Mac and Cheese With Buttery Goldfish Crust {Vegetarian}

I was at a friend’s house of mine a few nights ago enjoying an evening of fine conversation (and strong wine) when we started to get hungry.  Us ladies searched the pantry for scrumptious treats when she kindly suggested preparing a box of mac and cheese.  I looked at her, wide-eyed in disbelief, as if… Continue reading Mac and Cheese With Buttery Goldfish Crust {Vegetarian}