Pasta al Forno with Roasted Eggplant

Pasta al Forno with Roasted Eggplant 1lb cooked ziti My Marinara Sauce  (click link for recipe) 1 eggplant, washed, sliced lengthwise 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 1.5 cup grated Romano Cheese 1/2 lb fresh mozzarella, cut into rough pieces 16 oz skim Ricotta 1 handful fresh parsley, washed and chopped (2 tablespoons dried) 1…

April School Vacation 2014

Hey Everyone! Hope you guys are having a great Monday…if this is possible. Ugh!! I am having such a typical Monday, it’s the worst. Came into work with a massive plate of things to get through and realize it will take me all week to get through it. BUT oh well, we all know Monday’s…

Easter 2014

Hey Everyone! Happy Easter Sunday! What a great weekend, weather wise, that it finally felt like Spring around here. Especially after that awful bought of snow and thirty degree temps last week. Wth was that all about, huh? No More Snow!!!!! Easter went off without a hitch. My family got together for a wonderful Easter…

White Bean Dip with Roasted Garlic

White Bean Dip with Roasted Garlic 2 heads of garlic, roasted (*roasting directions below) 2 (15oz) cans white cannellini beans, drained and rinsed (reserving one can’s liquids) 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon paprika a handful of fresh Italian parsley leaves 1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste *Roasting…

Fifth Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Happy Palm Sunday all! Hope you all had a fantastic weekend and a wonderful Palm Sunday! We did with our niece and nephews big communion yesterday and today’s Easter egg hunt.  I am about to get my Mr. Selfridge on so I am going to keep this quick to the photo captions!  Today was great, even…

Easter Egg Hunts Past

Hey Everyone! Hope you are all enjoying this gorgeous sunshine and Spring weather!  I am up to my eyeballs in busy-ness preparing for this and the following weekends.  Even so, I wanted to take some time out to talk about our annual Easter Egg Hunt.  The party is this Sunday, and it will be our fifth anniversary…