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 …

The absolute yummiest Baked Spaghetti

The absolute yummiest Baked Spaghetti

Whenever someone calls, text, or emails me to ask me if I have a recipe for a certain thing and I don’t it becomes my mission to try out and create a recipe for what they are looking for. And that is exactly what happened with “Baked Spaghetti.” One of my closest friends asked me if I had a good baked spaghetti recipe the other day and I had to tell her no but just wait and ill figure out something. With a house full of young kids spaghetti for some reason is a dish that they all inhale! I …