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…

Pasta with Sausage and more…

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 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 “Meat”balls

Eggplant “Meat”balls

Next in our Meatball Series is Eggplant “Meat”balls, served over pasta and Marinara Sauce. Takes Spaghetti & Meatballs to a whole new level. This vegetarian recipe is very simple. It makes a great meal for the whole family. Even carnivores. I love the idea of meatless meatballs. I also loveRead More…

Stuffed Shells with Ratatouille

Stuffed Shells with Ratatouille

Those of us of a certain age grew up with stuffed shells and stuffed peppers as “gourmet” cooking back in the day. I remember how proud my mother was to present such an interesting way to serve a meal. These Stuffed Shells with Ratatouille are an easy weeknight meal, readyRead More…