Monthly Archives: July 2009

Skillet Lasagna

I tell you, I’ve had it with these “no-bake” lasagna noodles. This is the second time I have cooked with them, and they are just NOT more convenient! Both times they were undercooked and crunchy! Argh! Oh well. This recipe … Continue reading

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Fresh Mozzarella BLT with Pesto

I needed kind of a quick meal tonight, since Toby has a soccer game at 7:30. This one takes no time to make, and is GREAT! Toby would have eaten a whole other sandwich if he didn’t have to be … Continue reading

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“Chicken” Parmigiana & Pasta

Here’s another recipe that I saw and thought, you know, I could totally make that vegetarian. And I did! For the chicken I used Quorn Garlic & Herb Chik’n Cutlets. You just bake them in the oven for about 20 … Continue reading

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Crash Hot Potatoes

My mom sent me this blog, and this was the first recipe I saw. It looked pretty fool-proof, so I tried it tonight. At first, when I was smashing the potatoes onto the cookie sheet, I thought, “this isn’t working”. … Continue reading

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Zucchini & Feta Pasta

This recipe is from my mother-in-law. She has made versions of this every time she comes to visit. What’s funny is, Toby doesn’t like zucchini and he likes this. What up with that?! So, I had two leftover zucchini in … Continue reading

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Golden Tomato Soup

I have never really cooked with yellow tomatoes before, so I thought I would try them in this recipe. They didn’t really taste any different to me, but they sure make a pretty soup! Once again my handy-dandy immersion blender … Continue reading

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Grilled Veggies

We don’t grill out that often. Maybe 2 times a year. We found this little grilling pan at Wegman’s and thought that maybe we could give grilling more attention. Last night we used it for the first time. All you … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Thin Spaghetti Caprese

Fresh mozzarella is in the top five of my favorite foods list, that’s for sure. I saw this recipe while flipping through a magazine and decided to try it. Hey, I love a good Caprese salad, so why not this? … Continue reading

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Seitan with Lemon Caper Sauce

I get Gwyneth Paltrow’s email newsletter called Goop. I like it. It’s full of recipes, fashion tips, tips on parenting, etc. I saved this recipe, and I am glad I did! Seitan basically is wheat gluten. This recipe calls for … Continue reading

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Open-Face Pesto-Chicken Burgers

I saw this recipe and thought that this would be a nice change on the typical “Chicken” sandwich that I usually make. I normally use the Quorn patties (which are breaded), and just have mayo and tomato slices on a … Continue reading

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