Penne with Asparagus Carbonara

For a wonderful warm, cheesy summer salad why not try this Penne with Asparagus Carbonara. Your family and friends will rave about it, I PROMISE! Penne (PEN-nay) is Italian for pen or quill and used to describe short-to … [Read more...]

Confetti Pasta Salad

There is nothing more refreshing than a cool pasta salad in the hot summer months. Here in Texas we have already had many days over 100 and it is only the middle of June! My garden has really been keeping me busy. I get up … [Read more...]

Super Bowl Bratwurst Salad

Want to whip up something for the Super Bowl that has all the flavors of a tailgate party? Try this delicious bratwurst salad! You start out with a simmering brat tub of beer, butter and chicken stock. Add your grilled … [Read more...]

Grilled Tomato and Mozzarella Salad with Cilantro Pesto

This Grilled Tomato and Mozzarella Salad with Cilantro Pesto is a delicious summer salad! Grilling the tomatoes and toasting the cheese adds a richness to this dish that's hard to beat, and making a rich pesto to drizzle on … [Read more...]

Cooking Food With Wine

The main reason for cooking food with wine is the benefit of added flavor! When you are cooking food with wine, there is one basic rule to remember: always use a good wine. That doesn't mean you have to use an expensive wine, … [Read more...]