Pasta with Asparagus

Pasta with Asparagus 2 cups chopped Asparagus (about 17 spears) 1 yellow onion, chopped 2 large cloves of garlic, minced 1/4 cup tepid water 1 tsp salt 1 tsp fresh cracked pepper 1/4 cup grated Romano cheese 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 lb pasta cooked and drained- use a dense pasta like rigatoni … More Pasta with Asparagus

Marinara Sauce

Marinara Sauce 2 28 oz cans of kitchen ready crushed tomatoes (no salt) 2 large cloves garlic, minced 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 3/4 can of tomato paste 3 basil leaves, washed and left whole 1 tsp salt 1 tsp fresh cracked pepper In a large stock pot, heat the oil over a medium-high heat. … More Marinara Sauce

Easy Eggplant, Zucchini and Summer Squash Panini– without a press!

This is my favorite sandwich all year round. The crunch of the bread with the warm, melted, cheesy filling… so yummy!  The combinations are endless, too.  Which I am saying there will definitely be other variations of this sandwich to come from me. This recipe yields 4 large sandwiches using a baguette, or, one large muffaletta that … More Easy Eggplant, Zucchini and Summer Squash Panini– without a press!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

I LOVE VALENTINES DAY! With my children. There is nothing better than celebrating this day with your little ones is there?  Seeing their smiles. Joining in on their valentines count.  Asking about all the cute boys or girls that gave those special ones.  Making special treats.  Just all the fun stuff. This morning we woke up … More Happy Valentine’s Day!

Boston you’re my home! But. Well, with all this snow I want to move.

The blizzard named Nemo came and went from the Northeast. What a mess it left behind, and what a mess I went through. Without getting into too much detail, I was left to fend this storm on my own, alone with my children. My husband left for Toronto Thursday, for what was supposed to be … More Boston you’re my home! But. Well, with all this snow I want to move.

Peppermint Flavored Buttercream Frosting

Peppermint Flavored Frosting 3 cups of powdered sugar- confectioner’s sugar 1 stick of unsalted butter- room temperature 6 tablespoons skim milk-cold 1 tablespoon of peppermint extract Desired food dye/coloring- or none at all for white frosting Mix together the butter with the sugar. Then slowly, one tablespoon at a time, add in the milk. With … More Peppermint Flavored Buttercream Frosting