Pasta Fagioli

  Pasta Fagioli Author: Joshua Trent Recipe type: Soup Serves: 8 Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 16 mins Total time: 31 mins Ingredients 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano 2 cans (14.5 oz. each) reduced-sodium chicken broth 8 […]

Baked Penne with Ham and Broccoli

  Baked Penne with Ham and Broccoli Author: Joshua Trent Recipe type: Pasta, Pork Serves: 6 Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 50 mins Ingredients Salt and pepper 8 oz. penne 2 cups chopped broccoli 5 Tbsp. unsalted butter ½ cup panko (or other coarse bread crumbs) ¼ cup all-purpose flour […]

Pasta Lei

Ages: 3 & Up Bring a touch of Hawaii to your craft projects with a bunch of lovely leis. Aloha! Materials Uncooked ziti Acrylic paint and brushes Crepe paper String  Instructions Color 16 pieces of uncooked ziti using paints. Let dry. Next, cut out bunches of three-petaled flower shapes from colored crepe paper sheets. Loosely tie a […]

Easy Vodka Sauce


Easy Vodka Sauce Author: Joshua Trent Recipe type: Sauces I love vodka sauce and this is soo easy there’s no reason you can’t enjoy it too! Ingredients 1 (24-28 oz) jar of red sauce ⅔ cup vodka ⅓ cup heavy cream, at room temperature ⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 tbsp dried basil Instructions Bring […]

Pasta Florentine


Pasta Florentine Author: Joshua Trent (inspired by Olive Garden) Recipe type: Pasta I made this last week and I can’t begin to describe how simple and easy it really is. What a good sauce! Ingredients 2 cups heavy cream 1 cup chicken broth 2 cups sliced mushrooms 3 cups frozen peas 6 cloves garlic ½ […]