Lasagna Rolls

From chef Giada De Laurentiis, a fan favorite recipe according to Food Network, these lasagna rolls. I needed a dish to bring to work for a potluck and these individually rolled lasagna sounded perfect. This recipe is just as much work as a traditional lasagna but I thought well worth the effort. The bottom layer…

Roasted Vegetable Lasagna

This is our final week with Ina Garten at I Heart Cooking Clubs. I can’t believe six months is up already and time for a new chef.  Lasagna is a labor of love no matter how you make it. This roasted vegetable lasagna was multi-step and an hour cooking time in the oven so definitely…

Rigatoni with Sausage and Fennel

Januray’s Food Network Magazine included this Rigatoni with Sausage and Fennel recipe from Ina Garten. I love pasta and thought we would enjoy this, boy did we ever. Another restaurant worthy recipe from Ina. This pasta is not a light recipe. High fat items include Italian sausage, heavy cream, half and half and Parmesan cheese….

Crusty Baked Pasta and Cauliflower

Thanks to the cooks at I Heart Cooking Clubs I have been introduced to some new recipes. Now I have to find the time to make them all. I was inspired to make this pasta dish from Kim at Stirring the Pot. I made a few changes to the recipe to ingredients that I had…

Bow-Tie Pasta with Corn, Thyme, and Parmesan

I love pasta in any way, shape or form. This bow-tie pasta caught my eye from Curtis Stone’s What’s For Dinner cookbook. Besides the obvious this recipe includes olive oil, shallots, garlic, dry white wine, thyme, corn, heavy cream and Parmesan cheese. I enjoyed this pasta but my husband gave it a meh. I think…

February Potluck! Baked Rigatoni with Bechamel Sauce

This week at I Heart Cooking Clubs we can cook from any of their featured chefs, I chose Giada De Laurentiis. I made Baked Rigatoni with Bechamel Sauce available on the Food Network website. I have made this several times and it is a crowd pleaser. There were a few changes I made. Instead of…

French Fridays with Dorie Dressy Pasta Risotto

This dressy pasta “risotto” was delicious and a big hit at our house. It is a fancy macaroni and cheese that is made like risotto.  I sauteed one onion in butter until soft, added 3 3/4 cups chicken broth and brang to a boil.  Then I added 1 1/3 cups of pasta and simmered 20-25…