A blog about life, food and photography.

Category: Pasta and Rice Dishes

Garlic Chicken and Artichoke Pasta

Garlic Chicken and Artichoke Pasta

Garlic Chicken and Pasta (adapted from grouprecipes.com) – Serves 4 Ingredients: 8 oz. angel hair pasta 1 lb. chicken tenderloins, cut into 1 inch cubes 1 pint baby portabella mushrooms, washed and sliced 1/2 onion, diced 5 cloves garlic, minced 6 oz. jar of marinated […]

Pasta with Clam Sauce

Pasta with Clam Sauce

I wanted to make a pasta without tomato sauce for once, but with fresh tomatoes instead. I also wanted to try putting some fresh herbs in the sauce from our garden (yes, after 31 years I finally have a garden). I used rosemary, thyme and […]

Shells Stuffed with Homemade Turkey Sausage

Shells Stuffed with Homemade Turkey Sausage

Yea I know, this picture looks far from neatly composed or elegant. But I was hungry and this was all I got before I ate it. So deal with it. I stuffed these shells with the turkey sausage I made in the last recipe, with […]

Stuffed Baguette.

Stuffed Baguette.

I found this great recipe for a stuffed baguette on www.bakingobsession.com. It’s probably one of the greatest appetizer inventions I’ve ever seen. They’re cute, non-messy to eat, and can be stuffed with a variety of your favorite ingredients. Try it for a party, potluck, brunch […]

Cheesy Popovers

Cheesy Popovers

Popovers are a great breakfast dish, or even a dinner side dish. They are baked with a mixture of cheddar cheese and herbs, and have a light spongy texture. These remind me of the cheesy biscuits they serve you at red lobster, but a lot […]

Curry Macaroni Salad

Curry Macaroni Salad

Curry adds a special flair to the classic mac salad. Back 8 years ago a co-worker said she always put it in her mac salad, egg salad or tuna salad. And ever since then I couldn’t NOT add curry to the dressing. You might be […]

Pizza Week – Day 4 – Sausage, mushroom, tomato and olives

Pizza Week – Day 4 – Sausage, mushroom, tomato and olives

  There’s not much to describe as I already did so in the title. One surprising fact is, when making the sausage bread, I had used 4 links of sausage and 8 oz. of mozzarella. For this pizza, I used 1 link of sausage and […]

Pizza Week – Day 3 – Sausage Bread

Pizza Week – Day 3 – Sausage Bread

I decided to try something a little this time. Instead of a standard sausage and cheese pizza I made sausage bread; pizza dough stretched into a rectangle, with a layer of sausage and mozzarella layered on top, then jelly rolled into a loaf and baked […]