Tagged with ricotta cheese

Garganelli….the mystery pasta.

Garganelli….the mystery pasta.

If you’re a fan of my blog on Facebook, today you might have been following my posts about olives and garganelli. I decided the olives can wait another day so I’m sharing with you more information about the mystery pasta I discovered. I was searching on Amazon.com for a price on a good gnocchi board … Continue reading

Braciole’ and Ricotta Gnocchi

Braciole’ and Ricotta Gnocchi

As I dig deeper into the launching my own small business, I am energized more and more. Soon I have a chance to practice cooking in front of people with an upcoming job. I’ll be cooking a dinner for a group of twelve wonderful people. These are people I’ve known my entire married life. They … Continue reading

Cavatelli….it was supposed to be simple.

I decided to try my hand at making cavatelli. It didn’t work out so good. I ended up with gnocchi-like pasta instead. I found this blog,  What’s Cooking-Italian Style Cuisine, and followed the recipe exactly. I also watched the short video, which doesn’t have a good angle to show how to “roll” the cavatelli very … Continue reading

Broccoli Ricotta Pasta Toss

Here is my entry for this week’s Presto Pasta Nights. Be sure to visit Ruth at Once Upon a Feast on Friday and check out all the great pasta meals listed. I found this recipe, Broccoli-Ricotta Pasta Toss, for my entry and decided to give it a try. I made a few changes for what … Continue reading

Name this recipe!

I created a dish, I am certain it’s not original but I don’t know what to call it. So I’ll let you, my readers and followers, come up with the name. So here is what I used. 1 pound of penne pasta 3 cups cooked chicken breast meat 1 cup of ricotta cheese 1 cup … Continue reading

New recipe…pasta con ricotta

I was watching David Rocco the other night and saw him make this pasta dish over an open fire stove outside in the Italian countryside. Oh my, the whole place looked like heaven to me. I can’t wait to get to Italy some day. Seems like it will be years before I get there but … Continue reading

It does a mother’s heart good…

when her child says “I want to learn how to cook”! Ahhh music to my ears. For some strange reason, and maybe they will read and comment, my daughters were not all that interested in learning how to cook while they were still growing up at home. Maybe it was due to my personality during … Continue reading

Pasta with Chicken and Bacon-new recipe!

I tried to write this last night, but once again I was “locked” out of my blog by some weird glitch. It seems to happen to my blog and my email. Very strange. Yesterday afternoon I was dealing with some anxieties over a few ants I found in my house and another kind of insect … Continue reading