dinner, Pantry Challenge, Pasta, pasta, Recipes

Sundried Tomato Garlic Noodles – A pantry meal (Vegetarian)

My aunt came into town and helped me rearrange my pantry. Once I knew what was in my pantry, it was easy to decide what to make for dinner. I had some Pasta Roni's Butter and Garlic noodles, sundried tomatoes, black olives, chickpeas, and canned chicken in the pantry. What could I make for dinner?… Continue reading Sundried Tomato Garlic Noodles – A pantry meal (Vegetarian)

easy, Pasta, pasta, Recipes, side dish, Side Dishes

Cheesy Orzo Pasta (Simple Side Dish)

The Imaginative One turned 13 last month.  A tradition in our house is for me to cook one of the birthday boy's favorite meals for their birthday.  We had the Imaginative One's dinner the day after his birthday because we had planned to be out on his birthday. So what is one of the Imaginative One's… Continue reading Cheesy Orzo Pasta (Simple Side Dish)

Chicken, easy, Pasta, Recipes

Sundried Tomato, Chicken, & Feta Cheese – One Pot Pasta Dish

Last weekend I found a blog that gave the exact portions to make a one pot pasta dish.  I decided to attempt to use the guidelines to make my own dish. I've been loving sundried tomatoes lately.  So it was only logical that I used sundried tomatoes in this recipe.  Yum! This dish would be… Continue reading Sundried Tomato, Chicken, & Feta Cheese – One Pot Pasta Dish

Chicken, easy, Family Recipe, Pasta, Quick, Recipes

Aunt Missy’s Easy Skillet Chicken Parmesan

A few years ago, my aunt sent me a little stand up photo album with family favorite recipes.  When I was menu planning this week, I decided to check out those recipes.  I ended up choosing to make her chicken Parmesan.  It's a one skillet recipe and done in less than 30 minutes.  Score! I… Continue reading Aunt Missy’s Easy Skillet Chicken Parmesan

cheese, Electric Pressure Cooker, Pasta, Recipes

Pressure Cooker Mac and Cheese

One of my favorite comfort food is macaroni and cheese.  I have shared my favorite slow cooker mac and cheese, healthier mac and cheese, and make over mac and cheese.  Now I've found another favorite macaroni and cheese. This recipe takes less than 30 minutes from start to finish.  Yum! I use an electric pressure cooker.… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Mac and Cheese

easy, Pasta, Recipes, Sausage

Sausage Pasta Skillet

Here is another easy recipe that I found in my Evernote account. This is an easy skillet dish.  Enjoy with easy peasy garlic bread. Sausage Skillet Pasta Stars of the recipe: 1/2 box of penne pasta or any other small pasta 1 pound sausage (Italian, mild, or hot) 1/2 onion, diced 1 (15 oz.) can… Continue reading Sausage Pasta Skillet

DIY, easy, Electric Pressure Cooker, Pasta, Tomato

Pressure Cooker Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

The other day I went an event.  They served frozen lasagna.  It made me crave homemade lasagna so I decided make some.    I asked Hubby to get me the ingredients for my lasagna.  Rather then using store bought sauce, I decided to use my spaghetti sauce recipe.  I adapted the recipe for the pressure… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

Pasta, side dish, slow cooker, Thanksgiving

Creamy Mac and Cheese (Countdown to Thanksgiving)

My family usually prefers the blue box for macaroni and cheese so it's hard to find a homemade macaroni and cheese that they would love.  This is one macaroni and cheese recipe that they enjoyed eating. This recipe makes a LOT of macaroni and cheese.  I made this dish on a Saturday night.  We ate… Continue reading Creamy Mac and Cheese (Countdown to Thanksgiving)

31 days, Chicken, Pasta

Chicken Parmesan (Day 30)

I've signed up for a 31 day  writing challenge.  Everyday in October, I am posting a new slow cooker recipe, a link to a previous posted slow cooker recipe, or a link to a recipe from another blog. Tomorrow is the last day of the writing challenge.  I'm getting ready for my next two series.… Continue reading Chicken Parmesan (Day 30)