Fettuccine with Tomato Cream Sauce

Fettuccine with Tomato Cream Sauce Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs fettuccine 2 T olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 2 T Butter 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 (15 oz) cans tomato sauce dash of sugar 1 cup heavy cream salt and pepper grated parmesan cheese fresh basil, chopped Instructions Cook pasta according to directions on the back. Drain and reserve 1 cup of pasta water. Heat butter and oil over medium heat. Add onions and garlic and saute for about 1 minute. Pour in the tomatoes sauce. Then season with salt and pepper and sugar to taste. Stir and cook on …

Easy and The BEST Homemade Alfredo Sauce

 Easy and The BEST Homemade Alfredo Sauce Making homemade alfredo is way easier than you think! It takes a few minutes and it a million times better than jarred stuff. My favorite sauce to make my family is this homemade Alfredo sauce. My family is more of a white creamy sauce family and this is our very favorite. It is super easy and the taste is our of this world yummy! Top your pasta with whatever toppings you would like and you have yourself one amazing meal! The BEST Homemade Alfredo Sauce Ingredients 2 cups heavy cream 1/2 cup butter …

Sausage and Sun-dried Tomato Stuffed Shells

Sausage and Sun-Dried Tomato Stuffed Shells Stuffed Shells..they are definitely a pasta I don’t make often. Usually pasta dishes are on those nights when I forgot what I had planned for dinner and I throw in some pasta to boil while I figure out a sauce to go with them! But the other day I woke up and knew it was going to be a crazy busy day. So I made dinner at 8 am. Yup..it happens often at my house! Having dinner prepped and ready to go in the morning right after breakfast allows me to check it off …

No Boil Slow Cooker Loaded Pasta

No Boil Slow Cooker Loaded Pasta

For the past year I have owned a food truck with my mom. It has brought all of busy days and nights! The only way I have been able to stay on top of dinner for my family is by meal planning every Sunday night, followed by Walmart groceries To Go pick up every Monday morning, and lots of slow cooker meals! I always have a hard time finding a variety of slow cooker meals! Ones that don’t have cream of chicken or something like that and that my husband can serve my family while I am gone at night …

Sausage and Spinach Pesto Baked Ziti

Sausage and Spinach Pesto Baked Ziti

Pasta is made almost weekly in our home. I am always trying to mix up the ways that I serve it. Over the holiday break I made a lot of my baked ziti. It is a favorite of everyone but I was wanting to mix it up a little bit! I had bought some pesto for a spread on BLT’s for dinner and spinach for a romaine/spinach mix for my favorite Loaded Italian Salad. I try to use my weekly groceries as best as possible so I added the extra pesto and extra spinach that I had and created this …

Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce

Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce

Slow cookers should be a staple in every single home. They make the hard and busy days easier. And the making cooking easier when you want it to be! I am not going to lie I have used plenty of jars of spaghetti sauce in my life time. They are cheap and easy. But with this recipe it is almost as easy as opening a jar of spaghetti sauce and pouring it over noodles. It just takes a little more prep because it does take time to simmer in the crockpot. But it will be worth it! Slow Cooker Spaghetti …

Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs is one of my oldest sons favorite meals. Actually almost any type of pasta is a hit with all my kids! So pasta recipes have become an almost weekly occurrence in our home. I always like to switch up the type of meat in my pasta dishes. Grilled chicken and grilled sliced sausage is a regular but I try to throw in meatballs whenever I can. This recipe for meatballs is very simple and easy. Throw it in your Sous Vide Supreme and they are cooked to the right consistency to make it an easy week night …

Toscana Soup

Toscana Soup

There is a close family friend named Allison that I remember visiting and playing with her kids when I was young. Her and my mom have been friends for years. Recently they decided to go to culinary school together and become catering partners. I work hand in hand with my mom on her share of the catering jobs and her partner Allison does the other half. Both of them have published their own cookbooks and are excellent cooks. I love when I get to cater events with them because they help me to learn new tricks in the kitchen and …

Pesto Peach Pasta

Pesto Peach Pasta

This pasta may seem a little random to some but these flavors somehow taste amazing together. One of my moms best friends named Jill gave her this pasta recipe. Every recipe I have ever tried of Jill’s is out of this world. This recipe is just that. During the late summer months peaches are ripe everywhere. I order a large box of peaches from Utah that get shipped here and there are gone very very fast. Usually just plain, with cream, or in desserts. That is why every year I throw in this recipe at least once to have a …

Loaded Italian Salad

Loaded Italian Salad

This salad is jam packed with some of my very favorite salad ingredients! I remember as a kid getting pizza at some local pizza places and always asking my mom if she would order the “anti pasta salad” well this is my version of that salad but jacked up! I was making Baked Ziti for a friend the other day and needed to think of something to go with it. This salad came to mind! One of my favorite additions to this salad is the Diamond Pine Nuts toasted! Pine nuts are a favorite of my husbands so I like to find any excuse …