Pastisio For Two

I am thrilled to be sharing this pastitsio with you because it’s ridiculously delicious. If you don’t know what pastitsio is, it’s a Greek baked pasta. It has layers of cheesy pasta, ground beef, and b├ęchamel sauce. I’ve made this pastitsio many times before and usually for a holiday dinner party. I have a big family so I’ve made two different sizes, large and extra large. It’s always a hit. Always. I’ve never changed one thing about it, except for the quantity. I’ve never made a small portion of pastitsio though. (See where this is going? ;)) A few weeks …

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Panzanella with Chicken

I’ve been on a salad kick lately. If you follow me on Instagram, then you’ve seen a lot of salad pictures in my instastories because I’ve been eating them for lunch almost every day. It’s not often that I crave healthy food so I’ll run with it while I can. Believe me, it’s not all healthy all day. I have my share of chocolate chip cookies or ice cream later in the day. And if we’re being honest salads full of bread or bacon aren’t winning a lot of awards. It’s all about balance. Panzanella is a Tuscan salad with …

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Lasagna for Two

This is truly awesome lasagna, only little. I’ve been making this lasagna for over 15 years and there’s a reason for it. It’s so dang delicious. I usually make it around the holidays when we host dinner parties because our guests usually request it (yes, it’s that good). I love make-ahead dinners for hosting and lasagna is a great dinner to make before your guests arrive and then just pop it in the oven when you’re ready to cook it. No messy prep work with guests in the house. I’ve wanted to share the lasagna recipe with you for years, …

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Nachos

Tomorrow is May 1st. Mind blown. Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner and I initially thought that nachos would be a great way to celebrate the occasion, and they are, but then I realized that nachos are awesome any day of the year. I wasn’t sure that I wanted to blog a recipe for nachos because I don’t think that there is a right or wrong way to do it. Grab some chips and pile on the ingredients that you love. Make a pile for one person or 50. My husband and I made these nachos on New …

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Cauliflower and Hummus

Like many of you, my husband and I have tried to adjust to a “stay at home” life. We haven’t left our home unless it’s to the grocery store and even then we limit our trips to way less than before the quarantine. In fact, recently Google Maps told me about my month of travel and the actual highlight (and only place I’d been) was the grocery store. Needless to say the cooking is a little different lately. We’ve always been big on cooking or baking at home instead of going out, but lately our meals are a bit repetitive …

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