Homemade Ricotta Ravioli Scampi with Grilled Lemon, Asparagus, Arugula & Toasted Garlic

Homemade Ricotta Ravioli ScampiI recently started making my own ricotta cheese and I just can’t get over how easy it is and how much I love it! So for today’s dish I combined two of my favorite Italian dishes together – ravioli and scampi. Grill a lemon and add a little veggie and you have a wonderful meal. My Hubby enjoyed every delicious bite… Continue reading

Beef Stroganoff With Goat Cheese & Homemade Noodles

Beef Stroganoff With Goat Cheese & Homemade Noodles
I love a good hearty Stroganoff and I always equated it with my German Heritage only to find out it’s really of Russian origins.  Oh well… I make my Stroganoff with goat cheese and leave the sour cream on the table as an add in. The tang of the goat cheese gives this dish great flavor and depth. Great served with egg noodles…I made my own this time, but I also use store bought… Continue reading

Homemade Wide Noodle Pasta With Roasted Tomatoes & Turkey Sausage

Homemade Wide Noodle Pasta With Roasted Tomatoes & Turkey Sausage

I love to make homemade pasta on cold windy days when you just want to stay indoors and hibernate. So when I get that inclination, I go to town creating the food I desire. If you want to make your own fresh pasta, use my earlier post Pasta Made With Love, I don’t usually buy tomatoes this time of year, but the Roma’s looked so roast-able I couldn’t resist. Add a little protein, some mushrooms and fresh basil in a white wine and butter sauce and you have my name all over it! My hubby loved it too!!!     Continue reading