Category Archives: spinach

Jun 1

Rustic goodness

I love salads like this.  Panzanella is definitely way up there on my list of delicious side dishes. We Italians LOVE dunking bread in “juice”, sauce, whatever we’ve got 🙂   But for some reason, I don’t make it very often!  Hmmm. … Continue reading

Posted in mozzarella, QuickAndEasy, salad, side dishes, spinach, tomatoes | 4 Comments
May 25

Too warm for comfort?

We’ve had a TON of rain lately.  Yesterday ended up being a beautiful day but before that, it was doom and gloom for quite some time.  So, there was lots of comfort food being cooked up over here…dishes that wouldn’t … Continue reading

Posted in freezer friendly, main dishes, make ahead, mozzarella, spinach, turkey | 1 Comment
May 23

Fun stuff

Ah, chicken.  I think I’ve mentioned once or twice how much I love it, haven’t I?  The possibilities are endless…especially when you’re looking for ways to use up ingredients that you have. In this case, I had some ricotta that … Continue reading

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Apr 29

My Thai dinner

Jill from JBeanCuisine (great blog!) submitted this recipe in our latest swap, and I was the lucky recipient. The theme was Asian – it could have been any type of Asian dish from any course and country. I was happy … Continue reading

Posted in main dishes, mushrooms, shrimp, soup, spinach, Thai | 6 Comments
Apr 15

Spicy but sweet (and how to cut a mango)

I’m a huge fan of spicy (as you may have already guessed!), but there’s something even better about sweet and spicy.  The combination is so refreshing and challenging at the same time.  I love discovering different meals that incorporate both … Continue reading

Posted in coconut, garlic, main dishes, mango, QuickAndEasy, rice, shrimp, side dishes, spinach | 3 Comments
Mar 22

Playing around with pasta

I had a lot of ricotta cheese leftover from the Cassata cake, so of course, pasta came to mind.  I also had a bag of spinach I needed to use.  Hmmm. We had lasagna last night and I wanted to … Continue reading

Posted in cheese, Italian, main dishes, pasta, QuickAndEasy, ricotta, spinach | 5 Comments
Jan 23

Friends who are family

Everyone should be lucky enough to have friends they consider family.  If so, you know what I’m talking about – the ones who are there through thick and thin (a.k.a your “rocks”)…who you can just be yourself with and not … Continue reading

Posted in appetizers, chicken, chocolate, condiments, cream cheese, dessert, family, freezer friendly, Ina, lime, make ahead, pie, QuickAndEasy, spinach | 3 Comments
Jan 9

Low carbing it

I had to get VERY creative with my food when I was pregnant.  As I’ve mentioned before, I had to follow a low carb diet all along – from about 6 weeks on.  Although I had the best motivator possible, … Continue reading

Posted in bacon, breakfast, cheddar, cheese, eggs, low carb, mozzarella, QuickAndEasy, spinach, tomatoes | 4 Comments
Dec 17

Season of the Soup

I love this time of year when it comes to cooking…there are so many great soups and stews to choose from.  I make them often – sometimes in a dutch oven, sometimes in my crockpot.  I like to try new … Continue reading

Posted in freezer friendly, main dishes, make ahead, pork, potatoes, soup, spinach | 2 Comments