Lazy Woman’s Dinner: Almost Carbonara

It’s a new work week, it’s stinking HOT and I am tired.  What do I make for dinner when I get home?   I wanted to make something effortless and quick, because I did not feel like hanging out in my poorly ventulated kitchen. Also I had been nursing the headache from H-E-double hockey sticks and… 

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Italian Sausage with Saucy White Beans

I have been dragging my feet about posting this recipe.  Unfortunately it is due to my own vanity.  There is nothing wrong with this dish, in fact it is incredibly tasty.  The reason I was dragging my feet is because I was not happy with the pictures I took.  However I decided my photography insecurites is… 

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Ricotta Gnocchi with Sausage and Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

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Ricotta Gnocchi with Sausage and Roasted Red Pepper Pesto Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night trying to eat your pillow?  Bizarre question perhaps?  Not that I have, but there are times that I could have because I woke up so hungry.  If you have, your dreams have now come true. … 

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Chicken Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

If you didn’t know apparently the southern part of the Midwest is in the clutches of a heatwave…and it’s not burning in my heart.  Did you get that? It’s a little joke.  You know like the song…..ok maybe it wasn’t so great, sorry moving on.  Needless to say it is hot, like really hot, like… 

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Basil and Mint Melon Salad

Holy HOTNESS! No not talking about me, talking about the weather today.  Let me sum it up for you really quick.  It consisted of the following; flat tire, riding in a black car with leather seats and no air conditions, a heat index of 120, busted air conditioning at the office,  rocking the fan blown… 

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Italian Sausage and Balsamic Tomatoes

Sundays are usually my biggest cooking days, it is how I “rest”.  Although now the summer is here and my kitchen has no exhaust system, so I am sweating like a piggy in my kitchen.  Especially if I am using the oven.  Although pigs don’t sweat so um…. yeah, maybe like a dog?  Well this was an… 

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