Squash Pasta

Dizzle was going for husband of the year, and he brought home fresh pasta from his recent trip to Seattle. (Pike Place Market…swoon) So good it doesn’t require anything too fancy as a partner. I picked up yellow and zucchini squash along with a gorgeous yellow tomato from our own local market, threw in a […]

Mushroom “Bolognese”

I use the quotations because by definition bolognese is a MEAT based sauce/ragu. I cheated and tried using only mushrooms instead of my normal 1/2 mushrooms and 1/2 beef or pork. I love the way it turned out. I’ll definitely make it like this again. Print Mushroom “Bolognese”   Ingredients 2 lbs sliced and roasted […]


First things first…. Carbonara does NOT include cream, and it most certainly does NOT include peas. Had to get that off my chest. 🙂 I was first introduced to carbonara by Mario Batali on one of his old cooking programs, when he wore the orange clogs and cooked delicious looking usually complicated things. But…carbonara is […]

Toddler Dinner

I should call this one Sloppy G pasta. It was thrown together at the last minute after an afternoon at the playground. Not really pretty, but pretty delicious. Rotini, marinara, chicken, cheese. I make a few servings of pasta and have those in a container in the fridge for a couple days. The chicken is […]

Lamb Ragout

This is another recipe that I turned into being labor intensive, but it doesn’t have to be. I ground the lamb and was leisurely about the whole thing really, so it was fun. Typically it should be relatively quick and easy. This is served with rotini and topped with grape tomatoes and mint. Delicious! I […]