Tortellini in Broth – Subscriber Video

Tortellini in Broth – Subscriber Video

This is another subscriber suggestion. It comes from Luke DeSando in St Petersburg, FL. This Tortellini recipe is one of his go-to recipes when he doesn’t really want to cook. One of the tenets of “Cooking Secrets for Men” is to discover shortcuts and tricks to prepare tasty food. ThisRead More…

Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp

Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp

Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp (Shrimp a la Pomodoro), is a quick & easy, light weeknight meal. The pasta finishes cooking in the sauce as does the shrimp. This is a recipe re-creation from my friend & fellow blogger Jeanne Jones, out in Colorado. It’s my recipe of Pasta Pomodoro withRead More…

Pasta with Sausage and more… Video

Pasta with Sausage and more… Video

Pasta with Sausage, White Beans and Mustard Greens – I wanted to post a recipe that my wife made for me the first time she cooked me dinner.  It was almost 30 years ago while we were just starting to date. The recipe itself is a good one and has becomeRead More…

Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca is a great fall/winter weather meal. It is comfort food. What does Pasta Puttanesca mean? There are almost as many explanations for the origins of pasta puttanesca as there are ways to make it. “Puttanesca” literally translates to “in the style of prostitutes.” It is supposedly because ofRead More…

Pasta Carbonara Alla Luke (DeSando)

Pasta Carbonara Alla Luke (DeSando)

My son, Luke DeSando, shows a simple way to cook Pasta Carbonara. In his recipe, there is no added cream or butter. And you avoid scrambling the eggs by tempering them. The result is a creamy texture and fully cooked eggs. I think creaminess is the main goal. The explanationRead More…

Eggplant Parmesan – Simple and Easy

Eggplant Parmesan – Simple and Easy

Eggplant Parmesan (or Eggplant Parm) is a tasty, vegetarian dish, that can be made in a simple or complex manner. You could make your own red sauce, peel the eggplant, cut it length wise, pan fry the eggplant on the stove top in batches, shred your own cheese. Or youRead More…