Hibernation {Recipe: Sicilian Sausage and Peppers Rigatoni}

Sausage and Pepper Rigatoni from www.dineanddish.net

I’m honored to be a part of the 2014 Kraft Tastemaker Community, where I am teaming up with Kraft Foods to bring you family friendly recipes using common ingredients found in your pantry! January is usually our hunker down and hibernate month. I’ve never really had the kids signed up for extra activities in the…

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Baked Homestyle Mac and Cheese Recipe

Baked Homestyle Mac and Cheese Recipe

Comfort food in the form of this Baked Homestyle Mac and Cheese Recipe! Make up a batch today and feel comforted from the inside out! This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to the winner, Erin from Erin’s Food Files! I know when you think of summer, and the hot temps we’ve been having, the last…

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KitchenAid Pasta Press Attachment Giveaway – CLOSED

Pasta Attachment Duo

This giveaway is now closed. The winner is Tammy Buck. Congratulations Tammy and thanks to all who participated! As I was considering some of the products I wanted to share with you for my “2011 holiday gift guide”, one product that kept coming to mind was the KitchenAid Pasta Press Attachment. I wrote earlier this…

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The Gift of Time {Recipe: Lemon Pepper Shrimp Over Pasta}

Lemon Pepper Shrimp Pasta Recipe

I’ve been thinking a lot about time lately… lack of it, its speed and the meaning behind it. We have 4 weeks of summer remaining. I should be looking forward to those four weeks, anticipating the fun that we can have together, but instead I’ve been looking back, full of regret for the things we…

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CLOSED Giveaway – KitchenAid Pasta Extruder Attachment for Homemade Pasta

Homemade Mac & Cheese Pasta Noodles

This giveaway is now closed. The winner, randomly chosen through Random.org, of the KitchenAid Pasta Extruder Attachment is…. Leah from the blog “So, How’s it Taste?” Congrats Leah! I’m excited to have another blogger to share in the fun of homemade pasta! (If you weren’t the lucky winner, just an FYI that Amazon has the…

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Making Homemade Fresh Pasta Noodles

Fun Pasta

Several months ago, my husband gave me the gift of a KitchenAid pasta maker attachment. To be honest with you, I was excited, but a little intimidated. I’m not sure why, but making your own pasta just seemed like it would be quite the process. I’ve made my moms homemade egg noodles for her delicious…

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Dinner Chaos (Recipe: Paula Deen’s Skillet Ravioli)

When you are a mom, especially with a curious and very busy toddler on your hands, turning your back for just a few minutes can lead to lots of extra work for you. This is a picture of Leah after she decided to eat a Red Crayola Marker (thankfully non-toxic) for dinner while I was…

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