one pot mac and cheese

one pot mac and cheese

If I had to choose one meal that my kids loved and now my grandson loves, it’s one pot MAC n CHEESE. I love it too! No fuss, no muss. The longest part of making this delicious dish is the time … Continue reading

make a pasta dish out of nothing

make a pasta dish out of nothing

In roughly six months my life will turn upside down. Gone will be my delicious self-directed schedule, answering only to me and, occasionally, Ralph. Soon, I’ll report to my partners, our employees and most especially our guests. It’s daunting to step up … Continue reading

PRESERVED LEMON, BASIL AND CHICKEN PASTA

PRESERVED LEMON, BASIL AND CHICKEN PASTA

PRESERVED LEMON ADDS A POP OF TART SALTY MOUTH-DROOLING FLAVOUR. If you like lemon, you’ll lose your mind when you taste preserved lemon. [click link to see how to make your own] The preserving process intensifies the lemon’s pungent tang which gives an … Continue reading

hot caprese pasta salad – a new go-to

hot caprese pasta salad – a new go-to

Hot Caprese Pasta Salad is a keeper! My Hot Caprese Pasta Salad isn’t your typical  North American macaroni pot-luck go-to. Instead of elbow pasta, mayo and chopped celery, I borrowed ingredients from the classic Italian Caprese salad: tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, … Continue reading