Category: Girl Time

Pasta with Tomato Vodka Cream Sauce

This deceitfully simple sauce is so voluptuous that you’ll want to bury your face in the bowl.  Of course you won’t, but ya’ just might lick it! 1/2 lb. Spaghetti or Fettuccini (for 4 servings) A Splash of Olive Oil…

Chill Banishing Lasagna Soup A bowlful of Italy

Winter Painting by Harris

It’s cold. You’re rattled to the bone. Your nose is froze and your toes are numb. It’s a night for soup, a hearty stick-to-your-ribs kind of soup. All the taste of a naughty lasagna without paying the price. 2 Tbsp.…

Let Us Pesto – Lettuce Pesto

Buttercrunch Lettuce

There are times when you just want what you want when you want it!  With nary a blade of basil growing in the garden, I pulled up some Buttercrunch lettuce and combined it with dried basil to make a Lettuce…

Idiot Proof Pasta Dish with Meat and Tomato Sauce

Italian Table for Two

Every man needs an arsenal of at least three recipes in his quiver. Preferably, seven. Seven days of heaven is sure to win the heart of many a fair maiden. The smells alone of this amazingly easy dish…will have women…

Bella’s Stacked Tortilla

Mexican Beauty

Bella in Spanish means pretty and my stacked warm tortillas are so pretty that you ALMOST don’t want to eat them. Yes, I said almost. But you will! We feast first with our eyes… 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil 2 Cloves…

Appetizer Curry Dipping Sauce

Crudités

This extraordinarily easy dip is one of my absolute-go-to sauces. It takes only moments to whisk up and it drives everyone wild! It’s excellent with fresh veggies, chicken strips, French fries, deep-fried shrimp, as a sandwich spread, and even as…

Manhattan Red Clam Chowder

Manhattan Bridge

When I was little, red clam chowder was the only soup I remember. It came out of a can. I loved it! My grown-up version is, I dare say, much better. Besides being delicious, it’s very easy on the waistline.…

Not Doc Seuss’s Green Egg Omelet

Mesclun Lettuce Mix

At this time of year, I have an abundance of greens growing in my plot…Swiss Chard, Assorted Lettuces, and Mustard Greens. One of my quickest, healthiest, and easiest ways to enjoy them is by shredding them into an omelet. It’s…