Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna

Who doesn’t like lasagna? This recipe can be made Vegan or Vegetarian. Preparation: You can use a 9×13″ Baking dish or a square 8×8 one. I use an 8×8 because I want a BIG chunky piece to serve my guests. *NOTE If using 8×8 use slightly less filling. Ingredients: 9 Lasagna Noodles 1 lb CriminiContinue reading “Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna”

No Knead Crusty Artisan Bread

No Knead bread recipes abound on the internet. This recipe I am sharing with you is tried and true and has never failed. I have taught many people to make this easy delicious bread. You can make it as is, or add herbs, cheese, garlic or olives. I have even added sun dried tomatoes andContinue reading “No Knead Crusty Artisan Bread”

Mushroom Roasted Red Pepper & Spinach Ragout over Creamy Polenta

You’re here because more than likely, you read the title of this recipe and either adore mushrooms or terrified at the thought of eating mushrooms as a main dish. If it’s the latter, take a deep breathe and read on my skeptical friend, read on. 🙂 I previously had an organic farm and orchard untilContinue reading “Mushroom Roasted Red Pepper & Spinach Ragout over Creamy Polenta”

Roasted Squash & Potato with Sausage & Cranberries

Nothing says fall like pumpkins and winter squash. But honestly as good as they are, you can really only prepare and eat them a few ways, why?…….well, because their not potatoes 🙂 LOL *NOTE (Can be made vegan my plant based friends, read on) I can only eat so much Butternut squash Ravioli and soupContinue reading “Roasted Squash & Potato with Sausage & Cranberries”

Spiced Rum Sauce

This tantalizing sauce can go on poached fruit, roasts, in BBQ sauce or….my favorite. On my Pumpkin Bread Pudding, recipe found here. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 1 cup cane sugar 2 egg yolks beaten 3 tbls spiced rum Directions: In a small pan over medium low heat, melt butter. Add sugar to butter and stir.Continue reading “Spiced Rum Sauce”

Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Spiced Rum Sauce

I remember the first time I ever ate Bread Pudding. I had gone to dinner with a friend at a fancy restaurant called Micheals. Bread pudding was on the fresh sheet so I ordered it. Since then I’ve been hooked and make it often. I do use store bought bread at times, but why whenContinue reading “Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Spiced Rum Sauce”

Mushroom Spinach and Sun Dried Tomato Sauce

This is a fantastic bright and flavorful sauce I use on Ravioli, Linguine or a large flat oddly shaped Sagnarelli or Farfalle. Honestly you can use/make any pasta you want. You are the boss of your kitchen 🙂 This recipe is a popular option. Or you can make this dough recipe into what ever pastaContinue reading “Mushroom Spinach and Sun Dried Tomato Sauce”

Basic Pasta dough recipe (with egg)

I have made many pasta recipes and they all are very similar, but I usually use this recipe that came with my pasta machine. It always turns out and it’s easy to work with. I try and use ORGANIC “00” flour. The imported kind from Italy. However, you can use all purpose flour, but pleaseContinue reading “Basic Pasta dough recipe (with egg)”