Instant Pot Mac & Cheese

Instant Pot Mac & Cheese

HELLLLLOOOOO triumphant return! Typing this is so surreal. I guess I should rewind and take you back to the beginning. Blogging, especially blogging about food, is not new to me. I started blogging in 2014 as a stress relief when I was in grad school. It was my way of channeling my creative energy in [...]

Stuffed Shells

Stuffed Shells

This is my all-time favorite potluck dish.  You can do the majority of the prep ahead of time if you wish.  It is such a crowd pleaser.  I've yet to bring this to an event and come home with leftovers.  This recipe will yield two 13x9 dishes.  Make this for your next potluck, and I guarantee [...]

Made-from-scratch Gnocchi

Made-from-scratch Gnocchi

  As I talk about it quite often, one of my all time favorite things to eat is gnocchi.  Those soft, pillowy goodness are such an amazing dish to make.  Easy, fast, and delicious!  What more could you ask for?  I've been experimenting with different recipes on making gnocchi from scratch.  There is the more complex [...]

Pan-Fried Gnocchi with Pesto and Veggies

Pan-Fried Gnocchi with Pesto and Veggies

Gnocchi:  soft, pillowy heavenly goodness.  The traditional way of cooking gnocchi is with a pot of boiling water, and the gnocchi will float to the top when it is done.  Recently, I've been cooking gnocchi a different way, through pan-frying them!  It's way faster (no need to wait for water to boil), and the result [...]