Tag Archives: parmesan

Book Club Treats

I had the pleasure of hosting book club last month and made some fun treats that were gobbled up. My goal was to make simple/quick items that had very few ingredients but still packed a lot of punch in the flavor department. Oh, and I had a very small budget, so the ingredients had to […]

Multigrain Penne with Hazelnut Pesto, Green Beans and Parmesan

This recipe honestly surprised me! I’ve tried similar recipes with parsley pesto and they always end up tasting too ‘green’ to me… Very hard to palate for an extended period of time. This recipe tasted fresh but didn’t have the grassy flavor I was expecting. I think the lemon zest gave it such a great […]

Eggplant Parmesan

This week, I am attempting a week of vegetarianism. Just a week. I may toss some fish in there, but who’s counting. . . 🙂 I started on Sunday, although, come to think of it, we did have a couple of samples at HEB that were chicken. . . oh well. When I think vegetarian, […]

Baked Ziti with Spinach and Tomatoes (and Sausage!)

I made this recipe Saturday for a potluck dinner on Saturday night and had so many requests for the recipe that I thought I’d go ahead and post the recipe here for all to see.  I picked it because it had so few ingredients and I thought I could increase the proportions to serve more people. […]

Pork Parmesan and Ricotta Gnocchi

{And now we resume regularly scheduled programming.} The pork parmesan is something that I took from what my mom used to make and I changed it just a bit! Jason has always like this recipe and I’ve made it pretty continuously for the past couple of years. I would imagine it would work well with […]