Monthly Archives: April 2010

Spinach and Ricotta-Stuffed Shells with Shrimp

I think you’ll like this recipe, and here’s why. This recipe is very much back to the basics. This recipe starts with pasta shells – we can all boil water, right? In these tender, cooked shells goes ricotta and chopped … Continue reading

Posted in Main Dish, Pasta, Seafood, Shrimp, Shrimp | 1 Comment

Crab Enchiladas

Oh my. Rarely do I make a blog post just hours after trying a new recipe – generally its a few days later, when I’m bored on a weeknight, and thinking to myself, “I’d rather be in the kitchen.” Yet, … Continue reading

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Joan’s Baked Beans

Let’s say my fiance and a bunch of his guys at work get together for food and indoor football. Let’s say that everyone is assigned to bring a dish – some people bring hot dogs, others bring cole slaw, and … Continue reading

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Avocado, Tomato & Mango Salsa

This is not your average salsa. Actually, this isn’t even salsa. But that’s what it’s called, so that’s what I’m gonna call it! This salsa is all of the things that I love about cooking – the comfort in standing … Continue reading

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PW’s Pasta Carbonara

Another one cominatchya from Pioneer Woman: Pasta Carbonara. Here’s a short story. I am about to marry a guy who is a pretty big health nut. Holidays are a splurge, and weekends are sometimes, as well. But on weeknights, Brett … Continue reading

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Mom’s Lemon Bars

Today’s the first day of April. The forecast says the high is 84. Last night’s dinner was salmon with a summer-y mango salsa. Every single window is wide open. I’m wearing open-toed shoes with my pretty little pedicure…. …I love … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert, Dessert Bar, Fruit | 1 Comment