Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

It has finally cooled off here and autumn has arrived. There is an abundance of squash varieties in the produce section and that means it’s time to add them back into your meal rotation. Butternut squash also makes a huge presence, whether precut or in the freezer section ready to use. Try this recipe and…

Salted Petite Potatoes

I keep seeing posts and recipes for these yummy potatoes and have been wanting to try them. I had some this past week and decided it’s time to make some and come up with a few dipping sauces. So easy and delicious. A crowd pleaser to put out for guests as an appetizer. They make…

Cacio e Pepe Warm Brussels Sprouts

Cacio e pepe is one of my all time favorite pasta dishes. It was a natural thought to bring this flavor to a vegetable dish. Shaved Brussels sprouts get transformed when they are saute, given a pecorino shower and a pistachio crunch. Make this easy dish and let me know what you think. Cacio e…

Cauliflower Fritters

I love using vegetables for quick fritters. This recipe will work well with zucchini, or broccoli. I had to search my recipe binders to find a recipe I used years ago. I couldn’t find it but remembered the ingredients. Mostly because there are only a few, and that always makes for a good quick go…

Carrot and Cabbage Salad with Ginger Sesame Dressing

It’s a heat wave here in Cincinnati and many places across the country and world. I try not to turn on the oven during a summer heat wave and I really like easy no cook dishes. Here you go with a salad, side dish, lunch you name it. Grab a head of purple cabbage, shredded…

Homemade Ricotta

You may never buy ricotta again after you make this recipe. This was so easy, I don’t know why I’ve waited so long to make fresh ricotta at home. Of course I looked at several recipes and knew there was a basic formula. I went with my go to favorite Ina Garten and Presto! The…