Pasta

Bruschetta Pasta

Bruschetta Pasta

Before summer cometh to a close, I hope you make this pasta. It is so simple and delicious. The tomatoes, the basil. The balsamic. Golly pete it’s delicious…the key is letting the tomatoes marinate and soften. This recipe was originally for a lentil pasta, but […]

Red Lentil Fusilli with Balsamic Marinated Tomatoes

Red Lentil Fusilli with Balsamic Marinated Tomatoes

Hello again, everyone! I know it might not feel like it to many of you yet, but warmer weather is on the horizon! And nothing says warm weather to me quite like a fresh, juicy tomato. I just love the taste of one soaked in […]

Pesto Chickpea Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Feta

Pesto Chickpea Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Feta

Hello everyone! I am so thrilled to get this simple and healthy, protein-packed weeknight meal to you. Using very few ingredients, this Pesto Chickpea Legume Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Feta comes together in a pinch. This is an amazing way to deliciously add protein […]

Aunt Mary Louise’s Noodle Pie

Aunt Mary Louise’s Noodle Pie

I am so thrilled to share this recipe with you. It comes by way of my mom, who was sent it years ago by my Aunt Ellen. The original recipe comes from Aunt Ellen’s aunt (my great-aunt) Mary Louise. This is so special, because I […]

Creamy Tomato-Basil Pasta Sauce (in the Vitamix)

Creamy Tomato-Basil Pasta Sauce (in the Vitamix)

Yesterday I defrosted a bag mom gave me that she believed to be spaghetti sauce. We got home from some afternoon fun, threw it in a pot, and discovered it was actually chili. Ha! I truly couldn’t stop laughing and called mom so we could […]

Two M Pasta Treat

Two M Pasta Treat

I tend to have the energy of a cocker spaniel puppy and usually it serves me well. Sometimes, however, I have a tendency to take on too much or bite off a little more than I can chew. Thankfully, my mother has an incredible ability […]

How I make the Trader Joe’s Harvest Grain Blend

How I make the Trader Joe’s Harvest Grain Blend

I thought I would do a quick how-to for what I believe is the yummiest way to enjoy the Trader Joe’s Harvest grain blend. Mind you, there are a million things you could add in: parm, carmelized onion, goat cheese, feta, mushrooms, pine nuts, the […]

“Use what you’ve got” Orzo

“Use what you’ve got” Orzo

I am declaring it the SUMMER OF ORZO! Seriously, I love this little pasta so much. And you can add just about anything you have to it! In the spirit go using what we had **(see note below): 1/2 bag of whole-wheat orzo one head […]

Meredith’s Tortellini Salad

Meredith’s Tortellini Salad

Happy happy weekend, friends! I wanted to get you the recipe for that tortellini salad my sister-in-law @meredithfreeman1 made for me in case you need some inspiration for the week ahead. It’s delicious room temperature or cold and I feel like you could make endless substitutions to […]

Tortellini with Basil-Tomato Sauce

Tortellini with Basil-Tomato Sauce

Hope you all have had such a lovely weekend. We had some friends from NC in town and it really was so sweet to reconnect. Charleston is home now, and we love it, but golly we miss so many people in NC! Friday night I […]