Three cheese corn cappelletti with pancetta - all from scratch, or hacks with grocery store pasta!

Three Cheese Corn Cappelletti with Pancetta

So, I have this thing with corn. See, it’s my favourite thing to eat. Pretty much in the entire world. I would pass up a 6 layer chocolate cake for one cob of perfectly grilled, super sweet, summer corn (dripping with melted butter, and covered with salt and pepper, OF COURSE). So, please understand that…

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The ultimate macaroni salad, Amish style with eggs and cheese.

Ultimate Macaroni Salad – Amish style with eggs and cheese

There are a few things that you just can not buy. I was walking around, trying to pick out some easy sides for a BBQ last Saturday, trying to make life easier by not making everything from scratch. I picked up the macaroni salad (it was basically fluorescent orange), I looked at the tiny little…

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baked penne lasagna style

Easy Baked Penne – Lasagna Style

Ever feel like a lasagna, but not all the time it takes. Or really, just how “warm” it feels. I could just be a weirdo here, but to me, lasagna is for cold winter nights, when it’s snowy outside and the last thing you want to do is open a door and let any of…

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Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

This is one of my favorite recipes to make. It’s really quick to pull together, and I always have everything on hand in the fridge and pantry, making it great for my #EffortlessApril. I’ve already got it up on the blog here, with step by step photos, because when I only had two kids I seemed…

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bolognese

Bolognese Meat Sauce

Ok, I’ve watched a look of cooking shows, and read even more cookbooks. I always hear about Bolognese, real Bolognese, this magical meat sauce that’s simmered all day until it because a sweet, rich, “gravy” that just can not be beat. With a husband that loves his jar of Ragu, and hates any form of…

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Cajun Style Shrimp Pasta

The is one of my go-to dinners right now, because it’s super fast and easy, and tastes really (REALLY) good. It’s a lot like the Cajun chicken pasta that you can get at Chili’s, and if you wanted to use chicken instead of shrimp, go for it. I’ve put the spice level at about a…

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