Category Archives: pasta

Veggie Tortellini Salad with Browned Butter

Date: July 16, 2013 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/06/27/summer-veggie-tortellini-salad-with-browned-butter/ Modifications:  Used frozen corn and peas, and did put them in boiling water just for a bit. Also used the big bag of frozen cheese tortellini from Whole Foods. Time to table: 30 minutes. The … Continue reading

Posted in chives, corn, parmesan, pasta, peas, tomatoes, vegetarian | Comments Off on Veggie Tortellini Salad with Browned Butter

Skillet Lasagna

Date: May 1, 2013 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2012/11/28/skillet-lasagna/ Modifications: We only had one can of whole tomatoes by mistake, so I used half a can of crushed tomatoes in addition. I added frozen chopped spinach to the tomato/sausage mix. Didn’t have any basil. … Continue reading

Posted in garlic, italian sausage, one dish meal, onion, parmesan, pasta, ricotta cheese, tomatoes | Comments Off on Skillet Lasagna

Roasted brussel sprout carbonara

Date: April 2nd, 2013 Recipe: http://www.closetcooking.com/2013/03/roasted-brussels-sprout-carbonara.html Modifications: None Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: 2 adults Ben: Love Erin: Like Notes: We had this after the kids went to bed for a stay-at-home date dinner. We’re nothing if not consistent, since … Continue reading

Posted in bacon, brussel sprouts, cheese, cream, date night, eggs, garlic, parsley, pasta | Comments Off on Roasted brussel sprout carbonara

Broccoli Pesto Pasta

  Date: March 11, 2013 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/03/07/broccoli-pesto-pasta/ Modifications: None, but I did use the greek yogurt instead of cream and that worked well. Time to table: 20 minutes prep Servings: 4 adults Ben: Like Erin: Like Annie & Luke: Like Notes: … Continue reading

Posted in broccoli, onion, parmesan, pasta, vegetarian, yogurt | Comments Off on Broccoli Pesto Pasta

Squash and Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

Date: December 16, 2012 Recipe: http://www.browneyedbaker.com/2012/10/09/butternut-squash-bacon-mac-n-cheese/ Modifications:  None Time to table: About an hour prep, 20 minutes baking time Servings: At least 6 adult servings – it fills a 13×9 pan Ben: Love (leftovers just “like”) Erin: Love (and I loved … Continue reading

Posted in bacon, cheese, milk, one dish meal, onion, pasta, squash, triple love | Comments Off on Squash and Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

Pasta with Tomato Cream Sauce

Date: November 20, 2012 Recipe: http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2010/09/pasta-with-tomato-cream-sauce/ Modifications: I sort of halved the recipe because we didn’t need that much (just used half an onion, one can of tomato sauce, etc) Time to table: 20 minutes Servings: 2 adults, 1 toddler Ben: … Continue reading

Posted in basil, cheese, cream, garlic, parmesan, pasta, tomatoes, triple love, vegetarian | Comments Off on Pasta with Tomato Cream Sauce

Spinach Artichoke Pasta

Date: October 22, 2012 Recipe: http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2012/10/spinach-artichoke-pasta/ Modifications: I halved the recipe to fit in an 8×8 pan, and then did bake it for a bit because I wanted to. Time to table: 20 mins prep, 20 mins baking time Servings: 6 … Continue reading

Posted in artichokes, cheese, garlic, one dish meal, pasta, spinach, vegetarian | Comments Off on Spinach Artichoke Pasta

Lasagna Soup

Date: October 10, 2012 Recipe: http://www.afarmgirlsdabbles.com/2011/03/24/lasagna-soup/ Modifications:  Did not add red pepper flakes. Just used one onion, didn’t measure out 3 cups. Probably didn’t have quite 2 cups of mozzarella since we had to borrow it from our neighbor’s but it … Continue reading

Posted in basil, cheese, garlic, italian sausage, one dish meal, onion, pasta, soup, tomatoes | Comments Off on Lasagna Soup

Sausage and Spinach Stuffed Shells

Date: 4/26/2012 Recipe: http://annies-eats.com/2009/02/27/sausage-and-spinach-stuffed-shells/ Modifications: I got diced tomatoes for the “chopped tomatoes” called for in the recipe – I’m not sure if there is a different thing actually called chopped tomatoes, but if there is, I couldn’t find it. I … Continue reading

Posted in basil, cheese, eggs, garlic, italian sausage, onion, panko, parmesan, pasta, ricotta cheese, spinach, tomatoes | Comments Off on Sausage and Spinach Stuffed Shells

Pasta carbonara

Date: 4/13/2012 Recipe: http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2008/09/cooking-with-ryan-pasta-carbonara/ Modifications: None Time to table: 40 minutes Servings: 6 adults Ben: Love Erin: Love Notes: Erin and I made this for a “stay at home” date night, where we put both kids to bed and then made … Continue reading

Posted in bacon, date night, eggs, garlic, onion, parmesan, parsley, pasta | 2 Comments