Category:  Pasta

Greek Pastitsio

In Beef, Casseroles, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Pasta
by Ann on 31/10
Greek Pastitsio

November is bookended by two incredible feasts. Thanksgiving is the obvious end-of-month celebration, but if you live in my hometown of Lancaster, you may very well have a… Read More »

Sausage Soup with Tortellini (and/or Beans)

In Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Pasta, Soups
by Ann on 16/09

In a world where monumental decisions are made every day, choosing which recipes to include on this blog and in my weekly newspaper column ranks pretty low on… Read More »

Shortcut Blender Tomato Sauce

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Pasta, Vegetarian
by Ann on 25/07
Shortcut Blender Tomato Sauce

It never fails. Every summer I anxiously await the first of the red, ripe tomatoes from our backyard garden. Then just as we’re packing for vacation, the plants… Read More »

Seriously Delicious Gluten-Free Crispy-Top Mac & Cheese

In Casseroles, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Pasta
by Ann on 11/02
Seriously Delicious Gluten-Free Crispy-Top Mac & Cheese

My younger son suffered through strep throat nine times before he was 18 months old, endured pneumonia twice before he finished pre-school, had his tonsils and adenoids removed… Read More »

Turkey Tetrazzini with Mushrooms and Kale…and a Thanksgiving Menu Blog Hop

In Casseroles, Chicken, Holidays, Pasta, Turkey
by Ann on 12/11

If you have leftover Thanksgiving turkey, tetrazzini is a perfect way to enjoy it in a whole new way.  If there are no leftovers to speak of, it’s… Read More »

Spooky Spaghetti Stuffed Peppers

In Easy Meals, Holidays, Pasta, Vegetarian
by Ann on 25/10

It’s dinnertime. You have leftover spaghetti but not enough to feed the family. What to do? In mid-October, “spooky” spaghetti stuffed peppers are sure to delight. I saw… Read More »

Tuna in Rustic Tomato Sauce

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Pasta, Seafood
by Ann on 13/09

As summer dwindles and the days grow shorter, I find myself savoring the many varieties of local produce that will soon be gone until next summer. Sad as… Read More »

Speedy Cherry Tomato Sauce

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, Pasta, Vegetarian
by Ann on 30/08

This is the sort of easy summer cooking I love:  basic, fresh ingredients coming together as something altogether pleasing in a few short minutes.  Although perfect over pasta–and… Read More »

White Bean, Tomato & Chicken Pasta

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Healthy Options, Pasta
by Ann on 12/05

We’re all looking for an arsenal of easy meals on those all-too-frequent busy nights, right? In the spirit of helping its volunteers, Girls on the Run recently asked… Read More »

Leftover Spaghetti Pizza

In Easy Meals, Pasta, Pizza & Sandwiches
by Ann on 09/04

People often ask me if I spend my days cooking away in my kitchen.  It’s a logical question. After all, I write about food and develop recipes!  But… Read More »