Penne pesto pasta

Penne Pesto Pasta, with salmon and white wine

This penne pasta recipe is so quick, you’ll be in and out of the kitchen fast enough to go out drinking all night.  It’s not what I do all night every night, but, hey, a girl’s gotta have her dreams. Ingredients: 16 oz. Penne pasta 2 T olive oil 1 large onion, sliced thin 2 zucchinis, […]

Pizza Focaccia Bread

Pizza with an Identity Crisis

Pizza Focaccia Bread Like Bruce Jenner, it’s not really sure what it is. Ingredients Pizza dough 1 Onion, sliced Flour to spread the dough 1 Green or colored pepper, sliced Sun dried tomatoes, chopped (optional) 4 Tablespoons olive oil Fresh basil, chopped or 1 Tablespoon dried Fresh oregano chopped, or 1 Tablespoon dried Fresh mozzarella, sliced […]

tadka chicken, recropped

Tadka Chicken

To all you Mama’s boys out there.  You know who you are. I have two words for you:  Grow up. I love a good tadka.  And no, it’s not because it rhymes with vodka although that gives it flair.  I love it because I love Indian men.  Their mothers scare me to death, so I had […]

Minestrone soup bowl cropped

What to make for dinner

Dinner is soup, with a heaping bowl of noodles.  Does that count as not serving pasta again? Minestrone Soup 3 Tablespoons oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves of minced garlic 3 stalks celery, sliced 3 carrots, sliced 1  zucchini, diced 1 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 cup canned chopped tomatoes 2 cups tomato sauce 1/4 cup […]