Tag Archives: Pasta

Meatless Monday

I hope you had a fantastic weekend. We had a nice weekend here. Did a little yard work, used the grill, splashed around in the pool on Saturday, had a lovely lunch with some equally lovely friends and lounged around the house on Sunday. No Farmer’s Market trip over the weekend, but I’m planning on …

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Beefy Orzo

What the heck is an orzo?  It looks like rice, but it’s a pasta. It can be confusing. Here is what Wikipedia has to say about Orzo. “Orzo (Italian for “barley”, from Latin hordeum),[1] also known as risoni (It.: “big rice”) outside the Western Hemisphere, is a form of pasta, in the shape of a …

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Meatless Monday:Pasta Bake

Happy Monday my lovely readers.  It’s meatless Monday! I make this pasta bake year round, it is easy, tasty and can be made meatlessly (is that a word? No? Yes?) I make this recipe for friends who need easy meals after surgery or new babies. You can put this together, freeze it and bake it …

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Shopping with your community in mind…Meet Kim

Meet Kim 1. My name is Kim Black, and I live in Irving, Texas with my wonderful husband Byron and two awesome kiddos Sophie, age 8, and Spencer, age 5. I’m not sure that I EVER used a grocery store coupon until I became a stay-at-home mom when my daughter Sophie was born in 2002. …

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I made lasagna in the slow cooker. Seriously.

  I made lasagna in my slow cooker  today. It’s Mother’s day. We are home bound, due to my daughter’s toe, so I wanted to make an easy dinner. What better way to make my dinner easy then to use my slow cooker? I used pretty much the same recipe I use when I make …

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