Pumpkin Alfredo with Egg Noodles

A creamy, pumpkin flavored Alfredo sauce mixed in with wide egg noodles is the perfect rainy day, autumn comfort food! Pumpkin recipes are so popular this time of year and this is a good way to use the pumpkins you’ve displayed as fall decorations as you start replacing them with Christmas or Hanukkah decorations. A…

Antipasto Tortellini Pasta Salad

This is a great party side dish! It is tummy filling and easy to prepare ahead. I served it at my husband’s birthday party using the Easy Roasted Red Peppers pictured above, made for the antipasto appetizer, which are very easy to make and taste much better than the jarred store bought kind. My husband and…

Easy Zucchini and Bacon Pasta

This may sound like a strange combination but, the sweetness of the zucchini and grape tomatoes mixed with the greatness that is bacon, is really a great combination. The olive oil adds good flavor as well. The first time I had this recipe (without the tomatoes) I was surprised at how good the zucchini tasted…

Easy Fresh Garden Vegetable Bow Tie Pasta

Every summer we look forward to the fresh tomato and zucchini harvest from our garden. Last year, we planted 12 tomato plants, two zucchini plants, one eggplant, one green pepper and a cucumber plant. This was our first big garden. The only thing that grew well was the tomatoes and zucchini but, we are still…