Blog Archives for category Potatoes, Pasta & Rice

This simple but tasty meal took only about 15 minutes to put together.  The scallops and spinach are such a healthy combination for the this creamy noodle dish.  Serve with your favorite bread and you have a quick weekday meal, your family is sure to love.

Simple Scallop Spinach Alfredo

PrintSimple Scallop Spinach Alfredo 4 Servings This simple but tasty meal took only about 15 minutes to put together. The… Continue reading »

This recipe looked so good and so simple to make.  I found it to be a bit bland.  The original recipe called for cream cheese and I substituted it with the greek yogurt cream cheese, this was probably the reason for it being bland.  The fat in original cream cheese would have gave it more flavor.

Crock-Pot Cheese Tortellini Soup

PrintCrock-Pot Cheese Tortellini Soup 6 Servings This recipe looked so good and so simple to make. I found it to… Continue reading »

This dish was very good, however it was extremely salty.  Next time I would use low sodium beef broth and even omit the onion soup mix.  You could replace it with freeze dried onions and some other spices such as garlic powder, onion powder, etc.

Left Over Steak Beef Tips with Gravy

PrintLeft Over Steak Beef Tips with Gravy 4 Servings This dish was very good, however it was extremely salty. Next… Continue reading »

This one is a keeper.  I like the way the parmesan binds to the pasta when mixed with the pasta water.  The sweet crab with the subtle tartness of the lemon made this delicious.

Lemon Crab Spaghetti

PrintLemon Crab Spaghetti 4 Servings This one is a keeper. I like the way the parmesan binds to the pasta… Continue reading »

This tasted just like a loaded baked potato and went great as a side dish to a grilled steak.

Cheese, Bacon and Ranch Hash Brown Casserole

PrintCheese, Bacon and Ranch Hash Brown Casserole 8 Servings This tasted just like a loaded baked potato and went great… Continue reading »

This was a birthday dinner for my future son-in-law, he ate almost half of it the first night.  My daughter took the finished product photo's and was having problems with her camera zooming in.  None the less, it was very good and I will be making this again perhaps in smaller single-serving spring form pans.

Stand-Up Rigatoni Pie

PrintStand-Up Rigatoni Pie 6 Servings – Serving Size: 1 Slice This was a birthday dinner for my future son-in-law, he… Continue reading »

I love noodles with vegetables from all cuisines.  I've never had peanut sauce before so I was determined to put this dish together.  I was not disappointed, the nuttiness of the peanut sauce and the crunch of the vegetables were the combination I was looking for.

Thai Peanut Noodles with Vegetables

PrintThai Peanut Noodles with Vegetables 3 Servings I love noodles with vegetables from all cuisines. I’ve never had peanut sauce… Continue reading »

The flavors of spaghetti, pizza and lasagna all wrapped up into one simple dish.  Serve this with a side salad and a piece of garlic bread for an easy weekday dinner. This is even good leftover for lunch.

Baked Italian Casserole

PrintBaked Italian Casserole 8 Servings The flavors of spaghetti, pizza and lasagna all wrapped up into one simple dish. Serve… Continue reading »

The salmon and peas were a great combination for this creamy noodle dish.

Salmon Farfalle Alfredo with Peas

PrintSalmon Farfalle Alfredo with Peas 4 Servings The salmon and peas were a great combination for this creamy noodle dish…. Continue reading »

These were a great compliment to a grilled steak, and so easy to make.  No need for boring potatoes ever again.

Cuban Crushed Potatoes

PrintCuban Crushed Potatoes 4 Servings – Serving Size: 1 Potato These were a great compliment to a grilled steak, and… Continue reading »