Category Archives for Pasta and Pizza

Homemade Pizza Bread

We’ve had pizza bread for dinner around here for as long as I can remember. We’ve made it with toast, English Muffins, tortilla pizza etc. My  personal favorite though is French Bread Pizza. My friend Christine – The Menu Mom was kind enough to share this recipe with us. French Bread Pizza Prep time: 5 […]

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Spinach and Pasta

I love simple dishes that can be trown together in minutes. This particular one  is healthy and perfect for those days when you’re eating a little healthier and cutting out meat. It’s also quite frugal. Feel free to use any cheese you like with this dish. This recipe comes from my good friend Christine – […]

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Mac 'n Cheese Made With Reconstituted Powdered Milk

Credit for this recipe goes to the  University of Illinois Extension – Family Nutrition Program and our friend, Julie Henry, who asked the question – How long does reconstituted powdered milk stay fresh in refrigerator? In my research, and in my experience, the answer is: Reconstituted (prepared) powdered milk will last, if it is covered […]

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Cheesy Baked Ziti

3 3/4 cups ziti mostaccioli (about 12 oz.) 1 48-ounce jar spaghetti sauce 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning dried crushed 8 ounces mozzarella cheese shredded (about 2 cups) 1 egg 1 16-ounce container ricotta cheese 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated 1 tablespoon parsley dried, crushed 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 ounces mozzarella cheese shredded (about 1 cup) […]

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Beefy Baked Ziti

1/2 pound ground beef 1/4 cup onions chopped 1 clove garlic minced 1 cup water 1/2 cup tomato paste 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning dried crushed 1/16 teaspoon black pepper 4 ounces ziti (1 cup) 2 ounces mozzarella cheese low-moisture part-skim, shredded (1/2 cup) 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese grated This recipe makes 4 servings Preheat oven […]

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Homemade Egg Noodles

2 ½ cups all-purpose flour 2 eggs ½ cup milk 1 tbsp butter pinch of salt Place flour and salt into a large bowl. Beat eggs and milk together in a small bowl and pour into the large flour bowl. Add butter last and mix Turn the dough out onto a floured work surface. Knead […]

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Baked Mostaccioli

1 cup onions chopped 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 1/2 tablespoons parsley dried flakes, crushed* 1 teaspoon garlic minced 1 28-ounce can tomatoes undrained 2 teaspoons oregano dried leaves, crushed* 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon basil leaves dried, crushed* 1 cup petite peas thawed 1 8-ounce package mostaccioli (about 2 1/4 cups) 3/4 pound ground […]

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