Fried Cauliflower

I’ve been trying to find some ways to get more of a variety of vegetables into our diet. I know frying isn’t healthy, but if the oil is hot enough, the food doesn’t absorb too much. And the kids loved this! This was from an old Italian cookbook. I used half a cauliflower because I […]

Easy Alfredo Sauce

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

A good use for boiled ground beef. When you want a meat sauce, heat up a jar or can of spaghetti sauce and add some already cooked ground beef to the sauce and heat through. This is great for last minute meals because you can thaw the already cooked meat in the microwave while you’re […]

Chicken Cutlets with Olio e Aglio

Company for dinner last night so we had 8 kids (ages 2 to 12) and 7 adults. I made chicken cutlets, homemade macaroni and cheese, angel hair pasta with olio e aglio (oil and garlic), a Caesar salad and had applesauce and carrot sticks on the kids’ table. Chicken cutlets. Pound the chicken until thin. […]

Baked Penne with Meat Sauce

Made one of the kids’ favorites last night: baked penne with meat sauce. I pulled a bag of meat sauce from the freezer (about 2 -3 cups I guess) and thawed it and warmed it up while I cooked up a half a pound of penne pasta (little tubes). Drained the pasta when it was […]