Category Archives: sauce

May 9

Laughing all the way to the scale

I usually try to find ways to lighten up dishes…especially rich, creamy ones laden with fat from cream, butter or any of those other heavy ingredients we all know and love.  If you want to eat dishes like this more … Continue reading

Posted in broccoli, cheese, condiments, main dishes, pasta, sauce, shrimp, tomatoes | 6 Comments
May 4

One more for Cinco de Mayo – and Bloggers Bake For Hope Reminder!

Here’s another dinner idea for tomorrow, incase you get caught with nothing to make at the last minute, or if you only have chips in the house.  I made this after I promised my husband burritos, then realized I had … Continue reading

Posted in avocado, cheddar, chicken, condiments, main dishes, mango, Mexican, QuickAndEasy, sauce | 4 Comments
Apr 28

Greek on the grill

It’s grilling season, which means it’s also burger season.  I LOVE burgers.  I lived on them while I was pregnant (bun-less, of course, which is still how I usually eat them) and still crave them often. The truth is, I … Continue reading

Posted in burgers, condiments, garlic, Greek, lamb, QuickAndEasy, sandwiches, sauce | 7 Comments
Apr 26

My Cuban family

Normally I talk about my Italian and Greek heritage here, well, because that’s what I am.  But then, there’s my Cuban family.   My brother’s wife and her family immigrated here from Cuba when she was 6 years old.  I … Continue reading

Posted in condiments, freezer friendly, grilling, sauce | 3 Comments
Apr 21

Panini, please!

The theme for our weekly recipe swap this week was sandwiches.  I was happy to see that I got a panini recipe from my friend Lauren, from Lauren’s Kitchen…they always go over well in our house.  How can you go … Continue reading

Posted in brie, cheese, condiments, main dishes, mozzarella, QuickAndEasy, sandwiches, sauce, turkey | 4 Comments
Apr 7

Shelling out some good food

More recipe swapping!  This week’s theme with one of my online groups was pasta.  I received a recipe from Kate, author of Kate’s Recipe Box, for stuffed shells (which look delicious!). Although I love stuffed shells, it’s been a while since … Continue reading

Posted in cheese, fontina, freezer friendly, Italian, main dishes, make ahead, mozzarella, pasta, QuickAndEasy, ricotta, sauce | 2 Comments
Apr 5

My latest "senior moment"

One of my “musts” is to always have sauce in my freezer – it’s perfect for nights when I end up not having enough time to cook.  You’ll always find marinara, bolognese and vodka sauce ready to go…sometimes pesto, too. … Continue reading

Posted in freezer friendly, Italian, main dishes, pasta, peas, pork, sauce, tomatoes | 3 Comments
Mar 12

Wow, really?

***Don’t forget to enter my giveaway HERE!*** Who knew how easy it was to make biscuits and jam?  I didn’t.  No clue. My mom was leafing through the local paper the other day and came across this recipe for biscuits … Continue reading

Posted in berries, bread, breakfast, condiments, fruit, low carb, sauce | 2 Comments
Feb 15

Curing the artichoke blues

I was majorly craving stuffed artichokes and planned on making them for our Valentine’s dinner app.  Yes, I know they’re out of season, but as long as something looks good and doesn’t cost as much as it does to fill … Continue reading

Posted in appetizers, artichokes, garlic, Italian, sauce | 5 Comments
Jan 13

Mexican madness!

Mexican food is always a bit hit, isn’t it?  One great thing about it is that you really can create any dish to your liking.  You can add or subtract ingredients, depending on what you like and what’s in your … Continue reading

Posted in appetizers, avocado, cheddar, chicken, condiments, lime, main dishes, Mexican, QuickAndEasy, sauce, snacks | 1 Comment