Summer Bounty Tacos

Wondering what to make for lunch today, I searched my vegetable bin in the refrigerator and came up with a zucchini, an ear of corn, cremini mushrooms, grape tomatoes, and an onion. I decided to pull that all together to sauté and make tacos on corn tortillas. This is a great lunch or dinner if…

Penne Alla Vodka

Today was Kylie’s first day of college. Dennis and I feel so lucky that she has decided to attend college in San Diego and to live at home. Kylie is attending Cal State University San Marcos (CSUSM). She really wanted to stay home and commute and we couldn’t be happier. I was so excited to…

Linguine in Vodka Sauce

I was in the mood for a meatless Monday. My neighbors were kind enough to give me some of the basil from their garden over the weekend.  Oh my goodness, it smelled so good!  I wanted to use it in a recipe, so for dinner tonight I made linguine in vodka sauce. I’ve wanted to…

Spaghetti in Spicy Red Sauce

It’s Meatless Monday and I decided to make spaghetti in a spicy red sauce.  Here’s how I did it.  First off, I filled a pot of water, added a good pinch of kosher salt, and put it on the stove to boil.  For the sauce, I added a chopped shallot and two chopped cloves of…