Lasagna with Ragu Bolognese

I love lasagna. Seriously, LOVE it. When I was a kid, it was my favorite thing my mom made. Granted, her lasagna was not authentic, gourmet, or healthy- it was more like this:Cheesey (yes, even cottage cheesey), bubbly, comforting.Well, I married a bit of an Italian food snob (not just a bit, actually) and apparently, … Continue reading Lasagna with Ragu Bolognese


DB- Lasagne of Emilia-Romagna (Lasagne Verdi al Forno)

The March 2009 challenge is hosted by Mary of Beans and Caviar, Melinda of Melbourne Larder and Enza of Io Da Grande. They have chosen Lasagne of Emilia-Romagna from The Splendid Table by Lynne Rossetto Kasper as the challenge. I was pretty excited about this one as I've always wanted to make my own pasta- … Continue reading DB- Lasagne of Emilia-Romagna (Lasagne Verdi al Forno)

BB- Butternut Squash Risotto

This week's BB recipe was for Butternut Squash Risotto, chosen by Rachel of Rachel Likes to Cook. I LOVE risotto so I was excited to make this. I've made it in the past, but not for a while because, while he loves most all other Italian food, my husband doesn't particularly care for it. This … Continue reading BB- Butternut Squash Risotto


Barefoot Bloggers- Grown Up Mac & Cheese

This is my first Barefoot Bloggers recipe. When I heard about this group I thought it would be fun since I like Ina Garten, although I don't have much time to watch her show anymore. This recipe is for "Grown Up Mac & Cheese," chosen by Heather of Randomosity and the Girl. I make homemade … Continue reading Barefoot Bloggers- Grown Up Mac & Cheese