Toasted Ravioli, Baseball & Barbecue

No, I did not make the toasted ravioli you see in the picture–the chef at Charlie Gitto’s is responsible for that. I’ll come back to the ravioli and other awesome dishes in two shakes of a lamb’s tail..okay, I was lying, maybe 10 shakes. Oh, by the way, I was in St. Louis this past…

Lil’ bit of it all ‘Pasta Bake’

For once, I decided to get a bit creative and not follow a recipe. I had some cooked Farfalle pasta in the freezer and stuff I needed to use in the fridge and I was starving so I got to work. Now, I did not make anything grand or sophisticated. Just a simple dish with…

Butternut Mac and Cheese

Ah, it’s not food it’s a plant! Yes, take a minute and admire my gorgeous Christmas Cactus, which will bloom about twice a year or whenever the heck it feels like it. Now, onto food! Mac and Cheese is great! Wonderfully creamy and fattening. *Smacks lips*. If you add onions and butternut squash, it is…

Tipsy Pasta

Pasta is a dear friend of mine..any kind of pasta. In any shape or form. With any kind of sauce. I had heavy cream in the fridge and vodka in the cupboard. Put them together with some tomatoes and you get a good looking sauce. Sizzle, sizzle..pop. Mmmmmm. The heavenly smell of pancetta and garlic….