Penne Pasta with Spaghetti Sauce and Turkey Meatballs


Tonight’s dinner was completely from the freezer, box and jar.  Dance nights are for quick meals. We used Wegman’s Turkey Meatballs for the first time.  They were okay for a pinch but they were a bit dry and flavorless.  I far prefer the turkey meatballs I normally buy at BJs.  I cannot even remember the…

Homemade Waffles


This recipe is highly adapted from the Waffles I recipe at Allrecipes.com.  I used our Cinderella Waffle Maker so the pockets were not as deep and fluffy as could be but the flavor was very nice. Ingredients 2 eggs 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 3/4 cups milk 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup sugar 4…

Chicken Alfredo Roll-ups


This recipe for Chicken Alfredo Roll-Ups is originally from Mmm…Cafe.    The recipe can be found at mmmcafe.blogspot.com which adapted the recipe from Artsyfartsymama.blogspot.com. I am going to say that mine look nothing like her beautiful Chicken Alfredo Roll-Ups but they taste AMAZING!  I also added Ricotta to mine to make it even cheesier.  Next time…

Macaroni and Beef with Cheese


I found this recipe on Pinterest which is from Michael Ruhlman’s Translating the Chef Craft for Every Kitchen.  The Macaroni and Beef with Cheese recipe is on Ruhlman.com. I did not read this entire recipe the first night I went to make it until it was about an hour before dinner.  Read through this recipe…

Cheesy Potato Casserole


This recipe is an adaptation  from Food.com’s Mom’s Cheesy Potato Casserole aka Funeral Potatoes. This recipe originally contained cream of chicken soup but having a gluten-free child we do not use canned soups.  So I just tried it without the soup.  Although it probably wasn’t as “firm” we all thought it tasted good.  I served…

Spinach Lasagna


I finally found a good, cheap soy free spaghetti sauce for my family and that made this dinner all the easier to prepare.  I have a son who is soy sensitive so I usually make my own spaghetti sauce but I was able to find one made with olive oil. Ingredients: 1 box of lasagna…