Wayback Wednesdays: Spaghetti Carbonara

Now, I should say that this wasn’t completely a redo of the spaghetti carbonara recipe I shared before. However, it is quite close. I basically combined my old recipe with a different one I found.

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Pea Pesto with Pasta and Beef

Today I am sharing something easy to make with the pesto I shared earlier this week. Let’s keep in mind, as well, that you can use the pesto right away, or freeze it if you don’t want to use all of it now.

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Pea Pesto

I have not always had good luck with pesto recipes. Mostly, mixing in different nuts or flavors has not worked well for me, so I usually stick with the traditional ones instead. Well, I am glad I branched out with this one. It was so delicious. You could appreciate that it wasn’t the same as regular pesto, but it was in a good way.

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Baked Ziti/Penne with Ground Beef

Today’s recipe is actually two recipes I make regularly…combined! It combines Aunt Lulu’s Baked Ziti with my meat/tomato sauce I make all the time. If you want more step by step photos, then check out those pages. Otherwise…this comes together quickly and is an easy way to work meat into the recipe since we like meat with our pasta.

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Tips-y Tuesdays: An Upgrade to Store-Bought Tortellini or Ravioli

We are in that time of year when you might be getting some cooking fatigue. One of my standbys from my single days that is still something I make regularly involves store-bought tortellini. You can do it with any stuffed pasta shapes you might come across.

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Homemade Fast Tomato Meat Sauce

I almost made this a Wayback Wednesday post, but I decided that 1) There is no “way back” time frame when I have been making this sauce regularly for years and 2) It deserves its own new recipe post versus sharing small edits.

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Pasta with Sausage and Peas

It isn’t a crazy idea to put ground sausage and pasta together, but sometimes it is nice to have a bit of a recipe to follow for inspiration. You can certainly play around with this idea a bit. I liked the rosemary and tomato paired with the sausage.

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