Smokey Chicken Parmesan

Chicken parmesan can be a little bit blah, but using Smokey Tomato Sauce really steps up the flavor, offering a unique twist on an old classic. If you have the sauce already on hand, this comes together fairly easily and, when frozen, is a super easy weeknight meal....

Smokey Tomato Sauce

We make this sauce in August when we have more tomatoes than we know what to do with. We love the “hearty without meat” flavor it brings to a wide variety of dishes. Another plus: it maintains it’s unique, smokey flavor through the canning process....

Italian Sausage and Cheese (Not) Stuffed Manicotti

These “not stuffed” manicotti may be a little easier to make than the traditional filled pasta tubes we’re used to, but this recipe still requires an investment of time. Luckily, once you are committed, you might as well make enough for the future....

Vegetables in Fragrant Cumin Tomato Broth

We enjoy this flavorful Indian vegetable dish for lunch during the colder months of the year when a salad just doesn’t sound good. It keeps well in the refrigerator and can be heated quickly on the stove or in the microwave. It is chock full of healthy...

French Bread Pizza

I try to keep a loaf of French bread from the store in my freezer for those nights when real cooking is just not going to happen. Making these can be a no brainer when my brain is finished! You really only need three ingredients to make it work, but many additional...

Tortellini with Tomato Cream Sauce

Using refrigerated or frozen tortellini and homemade sauce that was canned in the summer offers a quick option for a fresh tasting, healthy meal. In a pinch, use your favorite store-bought tomato sauce. Ingredients for Tortellini with Tomato Cream Sauce 1 clove...