Swedish Meatballs with Yogurt-Cheese Sauce »

Swedish Meatballs with Yogurt-Cheese Sauce

What I love about this dish is that you can make the meatballs in bulk and store them in the freezer and just take out some when you need it. The sauce or gravy is super simple and easy to make, no prep needed except for the cheese, but you can just directly grate that [...]

Giada’s Simple Tomato Sauce »

Giada’s Simple Tomato Sauce

This is Food Network’s Giada de Laurentiis’ recipe for Simple Tomato Sauce. I always make a batch of this whenever I have the time and store it in the fridge or in the freezer. This is great for those time that I’m too busy (or more likely,too lazy) to cook, I just cook some pasta, [...]

Pasta with Mushroom and Tomato Confit »

Pasta with Mushroom and Tomato Confit

I love tomatoes. I like them on salad, as a base for pasta sauce and for sauteeing meat and veggies. Tomatoes are abundant in the market again, so I thought of making tomato confit. Confit is a process of preserving food by slowly cooking it in fats. Duck or goose are commonly used in making [...]

Casserecce with Silken Tofu Alfredo Sauce »

Casserecce with Silken Tofu Alfredo Sauce

For quite some time now, I’ve been experimenting on making a healthier pasta sauce for my family, I am trying to considerably lessen our intake of high cholesterol, high fat products such as dairy. I’ve been unsuccessful with my yogurt sauce experiments and my family cannot take anymore, I just told them, at least it’s healthy, they were kind enough to [...]

Grilled Chicken with Spinach Pesto »

Grilled Chicken with Spinach Pesto

This recipe is from my chef idol Giada de Laurentiis. It is so simple and easy as most of her recipes are. The only problem sometimes is the unavailability of some ingredients, if not that, it’s the price. Sometimes some ingredients doesn’t fit in my food budget but that would not stop me from trying [...]

Easy Bechamel Lasagna »

Easy Bechamel Lasagna

The very first time I tasted lasagna, I really liked it and I did not even know what it’s called and I thought that it was a really, really wide layers of cheese singles and meat sauce. As with any food that I like or has become a favorite of mine, I always look for [...]

Easy Pesto Recipe »

Easy Pesto Recipe

You can make batches of this recipe and store it in your fridge or the freezer. It is very handy and you can use it in different food preparations just like the good old basic tomato sauce. The classic pesto recipe calls for pine nuts or pinoglis (to the Italians) and parmegiano reggiano. Well, those [...]

Baked Ziti with Bechamel and Bolognese Sauce »

Baked Ziti with Bechamel and Bolognese Sauce

I love baked ziti, that’s why it’s one of my favorite pasta dish to make; I have tried different recipes, all of them great but the one below is a favorite in our family. My husband and I like Bolognese sauce and our kids love bechamel, so to make everyone happy, I like to combine [...]


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