Tag Archives: Food Network magazine

Genovese Pasta Salad

This was pretty good. I subbed in feta for the parmesan, and I used a different pasta (couldn’t find gemelli). The kids picked out what they liked, but husband and I thought it was pretty good. rating: 8.5 Genovese Pasta … Continue reading

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Pierogi Picnic Salad

I like pierogi, but I have never had them cold. The verdict? They are great cold! This was surprisingly good! Everyone but my 6 year old liked this. I did leave off the dill and chives. This is easy peasy … Continue reading

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Summer “Chicken”-Vegetable Soup

This was okay. I used 1 bag of Morningstar Farms Chik’n Strips in place of the chicken (I browned them in a pan and shredded them a little in a food processor). It was a little bland, so I had … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Warm Farro Salad with Charred Corn

Have I mentioned lately how much I am loving farro?? It’s my new favorite thing! This recipe was really good! I did have a problem with the amount of water needed to cook the farro. It seemed like a LOT … Continue reading

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Tres Leches Cake with Berries

Tres Leches is my favorite cake. I order it whenever I see it on the dessert menu. This recipe was SO easy and SO good! It’s now my children’s favorite cake, too! It says to refrigerate at least 6 hours … Continue reading

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Parsnip Soup with Coriander and Parsley

Okay, this is it. This is the last recipe I make using parsnips. I have tried multiple times, but I just can’t learn to like them! They taste like furniture polish to me! Anyway, this soup is pretty easy and … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Marinara

This recipe was excellent! We ate it ALL! My son and husband doctored theirs up with hot sauce. rating: 9.8 Spaghetti Marinara (Food Network magazine, March 2017) time needed: 40 min. serves: 4 Ingredients: 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with Artichokes

For some reason my local grocery store was out of orecchiette, so I had to use a different pasta. This turned out okay, but I wish there were more artichokes! I felt like there was too much pasta and not … Continue reading

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Fried Brussels Sprouts with Creamy Mustard and Cider Dressing

Wow, I don’t think I have ever enjoyed brussels sprouts as much as I did with this recipe! These ¬†are GOOD! While frying them, it was hard to stop nibbling on the fried ones and dipping them in the sauce. … Continue reading

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Cheddar-Mustard Cheesy Skins

My 9 year old saw this recipe in a magazine and asked me to make it. Making potato skins isn’t as easy as I thought it would be. It takes a good amount of time. Dinner was a little delayed. … Continue reading

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