I gotta tell ya, this was one of the most difficult dishes to make. And not for the reasons you might think. The first time I had this one-pot wonder on our meal planner was the day after restaurants closed for the second time in California. Don’t ask me why, but I felt very rebellious. Fine, if we can’t eat out, I won’t cook at all was my attitude. We can starve. That in itself made no sense since we don’t eat out very often. It was just frustrating to have options removed.Continue reading “One-Pot of Deliciousness!”
When I saw this one-pot delicious Spaghetti dish with plenty of vegetables, I knew instantly that it would be a one-pot hit in our house. So pretty, so flavorful and so perfect for this time of year.
The first time I made this for the family, Kiddo said I was suffering from a split personality. I can see where he is coming from, the week before I had served up my Spicy Taco-Stuffed Pasta Shells. I was trying out new recipes, bringing the best of Italian and Mexican cooking together on one plate. If you like a spicy spaghetti, this is the pot for you.
This is another of those wonderful One-Pot Wonders. I love them, if for no other reason than because everything cooks up in a single pot. (Making this equally popular with my KP crew – Hubby and Kiddo). Always one to give credit where credit is due, we can thank Donna at Apron Strings for this beautiful one-pot creation. Don’t you simply adore any meal that can be cooked up in just one pot? Continue reading “Linguine with Basil Tomato”
I love chicken and dumplings, especially on cold, wet winter nights. There’s something so down to earth and simple about sitting down to a big pot of chicken with an incredible broth, chunks of vegetables and steamy dumplings. It warms the soul and conjures up a wave of fond childhood memories. I remember a crowded kitchen bathed in yellow glow and a family gathered around the table. I can see my parents now, making sure there was plenty of cold milk and warm food on the table. It was a simple time, with simple needs. This simple dish brings it all back so vividly for me. Now mind you, my parents broth wasn’t so well seasoned as the one I serve today, and the dumpling recipe they used came from the back of box of Bisquick, but the essence of the meal remains.