Pepperoni Pizza Rigatoni from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Pepperoni Pizza Rigatoni

If pepperoni pizza and a pan of lasagna had a baby, it would be this Pepperoni Pizza Rigatoni.



Pastichio is a food of love – what I would describe as a Greek version of lasagna. When I made this for my family, it sparked off a debate as to which was better – Traditional Lasagna, or this. The family was divided.

Scallops L'Orange with Linguine from The Foodie Army Wife

Scallops L’Orange & Linguine

Tender seared scallops on a bed of linguine and drizzled with an orange & wine pan sauce. Heaven! Did you know that tomorrow is National Linguine Day? Why not celebrate it with a batch of this?

Past with pea sauce feature

Pasta with Pea Sauce | #WeekdaySupper #ChooseDreams

  One of the things that American Family Insurance has teamed up with us to do is to share ways to make our favorite dishes healthier. Another is to find ways to sneak the veggies into dishes, like I did with the veggie packed cake recipe that I recently shared. In keeping with that theme,…

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Pesto Pasta with Chicken Sausage from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Pesto Pasta with Chicken Sausage

Dainty torchiette pasta with spicy chicken sausage folded together with pesto and peas. This simple pasta dish is light on ingredients, but full on flavor.


Orzo Salad

So the other day I recorded a vlog, and in it I shared my orzo salad that I was having for lunch. I made it the night before and was just “throwing it together” so I didn’t photograph it properly…but I’ve now updated it for you! To begin, cook 8 ounces of orzo according to…

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Crockpot Sausage Ragu from The Foodie Army Wife

Crockpot Sausage Ragu

Make a batch of this spicy Sausage Ragu in your crockpot – enough sauce for your supper tonight, as well as enough to go in the freezer for future meals.

In a Jiffy Baked Mac & Cheese

In a Jiffy Baked Mac & Cheese

Sometimes simple is better. I make baked “Mac & Cheese” a couple of different ways, but this particular version is not only the simplest, but my favorite of all.

Fettuccine with Italian Sausage and Mascarpone from The Foodie Army Wife

Fettuccine with Italian Sausage and Mascarpone | #SundaySupper

This week the Sunday Supper team is excited to team up with Gallo Family Vineyards to bring you wonderful holiday foodie traditions featuring Gallo’s variety of wines. Gallo Family Vineyards offers 16 different wines all year long, including Moscato, Hearty Burgundy, Pinot Grigio and more. To see all of their varieties or to learn more…

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Farfalle with Peas & Carrots

Creamy Farfalle with Peas & Carrots | #WeekdaySupper

I’m taking part in this week’s Weekday Supper event which is a branch of the Sunday Supper group. Just because weekdays are busy as can be, is no reason to not have a nice family meal. I’m sharing this simple, and quick dish. It pretty much takes just the amount of time it takes to…

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Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo

Every so often you simply have to splurge on something rich and creamy. It’s simply comfort food that you are craving – and this not only fills that desire, but is simple and fairly quick to make as well.


Traditional Lasagna

There are many ways to make Lasagna out there. But I think my favorite will always be traditional.

Cheddar Chicken Pasta

Cheddar Chicken Pasta

This cheddar chicken pasta dish is made complete with some smoked cheddar cheese. Simply delicious!

Vodka Penne Pasta

Vodka Penne Pasta

This easy dinner is a favorite meatless meal. Creamy pasta with just a little kick.

Baked Mac & Cheese

Baked Mac & Cheese

Who didn’t love Macaroni & Cheese as a kid? Do we every really outgrow that adoration for it? Well, maybe for that kind that comes out of a box. We grew up, and so can the Mac & Cheese!   To begin, you are going to want about 4 cups of grated cheese. Today I…

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