Teriyaki Veggie Wraps

This is a perfect quick recipe when you have some vegetables and tortillas that need to be used up.  I found this recipe in my Taste of Home Cookbook but it is also available online.  If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $12.98 as of May 2022. I am assuming you […]

Provolone Ziti Bake

This recipe is good with chicken or vegetable broth but if you want to really amp up the flavor then I highly recommend using red wine instead of broth.  I found this recipe in my Taste of Home Cookbook but it is also available online.  This is a great meal for feeding a lot of […]

Chili-Lime Mushroom Tacos with Rice

It’s getting to be grill season and this taco recipe is satisfyingly for a day that has been spent in the sun. I love the Taste of Home Chili Lime Mushroom Taco recipe. I made a slight variation by cooking it on the grill but you can also make it in a grill pan or […]

Cheese Ziti

Sometimes I’m just in a funk and do not want to cook and need comfort food. I love Mac and Cheese but know it is not the healthiest option. This recipe is a good substitute for the days when you just need noodles and cheese and nothing else will do.  You will notice I have […]

Pesto Veggie Pizza

I have not yet figured out the trick to homemade pizza dough. I have tried several and they are ok but none of them are excellent. If you don’t have time to make pizza dough the local grocery usually has some in the freezer section. I get out the dough in the morning and let […]

Five Cheese Small Shells

If I am cooking for a crowd that involves kids I find it easiest to make some sort of pasta with cheese. I like taking different vegetables and mixing them into a layered pasta dish.   If you have zero ingredients then this recipe will cost about $22.23 as of April 2022. I am assuming you […]

Stuffed Peppers

I am not the largest fan of quinoa but found this recipe when I was working my through The Skinny Taste Cookbook and thought why not give it a try. With most recipes I cannot try them as they are. I think of a recipe as a starting place then I add or take things […]

Potato Veggie Quesadillas

These quesadillas are surprisingly satisfying. I like to pair them with soup to keep the calorie count low. You can also find the recipe on the Taste of Home web site.  At the end of the day this recipe is about roasting vegetables you like then placing them within a tortilla shell with cheese. There […]

Shells with Cheese and Spinach

When you have extra time and the weather is cold it is sometimes comforting to spend some extra time in the kitchen. This recipe is worth the time and effort. You can also find it on the Taste of Home web site.  If I cannot find large shell pasta then I will either use manicotti […]

Blushing Penne Pasta

I have a collection of taste of home cook books and really enjoyed this simple recipe. You can also find it on the Taste of Home web site.  I prefer to cook with wine versus broth. If you have never cooked with wine before make sure you use a bottle you enjoy drinking. The flavors […]