Creamy Ricotta Penne with Lemon, Garlic, and Pecorino Romano

When it comes to pasta dinners, the possibilities are endless. Tonight, I went for a creamy ricotta penne with lemon, garlic, and pecorino romano. What an amazing combination. I threw in some freshly chopped celery leaves from the garden for color and an extra dimension of flavor. The ingredients 454 g good quality dry penne… Continue reading Creamy Ricotta Penne with Lemon, Garlic, and Pecorino Romano

Refreshing Vegetable Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce 

Nothing screams freshness then homemade vegetable rolls! I wanted to make a light dinner tonight since we had a heavy lunch. These rolls make a perfect snack too. The ingredients (for about 20 rolls) Circular rice paper (20 sheets) 10 romaine lettuce leafs, cut in halves 3 carrots, peeled and julienned  1/2 English cucumber, julienned… Continue reading Refreshing Vegetable Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce 

Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Bacon Bits

I had my lovely friend, Linda, over for dinner tonight. I made a comforting soup to enjoy over good conversation. The ingredients 4 cups homemade chicken broth 3/4 cup milk 1 potato, peeled, boiled, and mashed Florets from one cauliflower 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1 carrot, chopped 1 onion, chopped 6 strips of bacon 2… Continue reading Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Bacon Bits