Sweet red pears blend perfectly with pungent Gorgonzola and aromatic sage in this flavorful, comforting risotto. Dispensing with the constant stirring typically associated with risotto preparation, this red pear risotto with Gorgonzola and sage recipe comes together easily and efficiently.
Ladled over spaghetti, these classic meatballs with simple tomato sauce epitomize hearty comfort food. Serve a crowd with this generous recipe or hoard the leftovers for easy meal planning.
When I told my kids I’d prepared spaghetti and meatballs for dinner last week, they couldn’t contain their excitement. They actually cheered with sheer joy! For meatballs!…
Sweet, tangy barbecue sauce provides a flavorful, fun twist to homemade pizza. Topped with cooked chicken, roasted Brussels sprouts, red onion, and Gruyere cheese, this simple barbecue pizza tastes totally gourmet!
Pizza recipes feel more like suggestions than absolutes to me. This is probably because I treat pizza as a way to use up ingredients in my fridge….
Simple yet stunning, this tomato galette turns juicy, ripe tomatoes into a satisfying, delicious meal. Gouda and smoked mozzarella provide a rich, slightly smoky backdrop to the bright tomato flavor.
With bacon and cheese tucked in the center, this savory noodle cake tastes delicious topped with fresh summer tomatoes. This simple, flavorful recipe is easy to prepare. It’s a great way to use up leftover spaghetti, too!
Ironically, a vegetarian cookbook provided the inspiration for this cheesy bacon noodle cake recipe. I must have been thinking of my vegetarian friends who make an exception for bacon when I set out to prepare it. Somehow I found myself compelled to crumble leftover bacon and layer it with mozzarella in the center of the basic, unfilled noodle cake.
Oh, thank you, contrary vegetarians!
There’s just something about bacon that transforms a simple recipe into something extraordinary, and this noodle cake is no exception. Ever since I first made it years ago, it’s been one of the most requested meals at our house….
Bacon adds richness and smoked paprika imparts a deep, complex flavor to this easy Beef and Bean Chili. Serve it on its own or with rice, baked potatoes, or mac and cheese! This recipe produces a generous pot of chili, which makes it great for parties and leftovers.
The warm summer weather turned cold this week, which prompted my kids to ask for chili. While the lack of sunshine bummed me out, a big pot of chili provided a silver lining….
Tender, flavorful chicken in a richly spiced sauce makes this easy Chicken Tikka Masala a serious crowd pleaser. Serve with rice and naan to help you enjoy every last drop!
This basic Homemade Pizza Dough recipe works well in a standing electric mixer, but it’s super satisfying to prepare it by hand, too.
Our weekly pizza tradition started years and years ago, long before we had kids. These leisurely evenings with friends Dave and Michele stretched out over pizza-making, wine, beer, Survivor’s first-ever season (remember that crazy schemer Richard Hatch?), and plenty of uninterrupted conversation….