Bowtie Chicken Alfredo

  Pasta dishes are our go-to Wednesday meals. I usually gravitate towards spaghetti, because it’s quick and easy. But this little meal is just as simple as making spaghetti, and the flavor is scrump-de-licious. (If my proofreading team is checking this, yes that’s a real word. Trust me.) Everyone in my family loves chicken and combined … [Read more…]

Mom’s Classic Lasagna with Pepperoni

I remember the first time my mom added pepperoni to the top of her lasagna. It was love at first bite.   Now my kids have come to expect pepperoni topped lasagna too.  I usually double this recipe and make two pans.  It’s a family favorite for sure. When you have all the ingredients out, it’s … [Read more…]

Easy Baked Pumpkin Donuts

  A couple of weeks ago, I went to our local bakery.  I was craving pumpkin donuts.  Everything I’ve seen lately was pumpkin flavored so I was sure they would have pumpkin donuts. But nope, no pumpkin donuts there. I’m telling you, I had to have some pumpkin donuts.  My husband recently bought me some awesome … [Read more…]

Pumpkin Puree

I bought two cute little pumpkins to do a test run of pumpkin puree in the instant pot. But for some reason the oven called their name, and I switched to my old-faithful, easy, roasted version. Yes, fresh pumpkin puree is quite easy to make. You basically cut the pumpkin in half, remove the seeds along with the … [Read more…]