Author: mmastr01

Easy Pesto Pasta

Easy Pesto Pasta

  Ok folks, it doesn’t get much easier or tastier than this dish, my easy pesto pasta! The satisfaction and fullness from the pasta, the energy from the beans and the flavors from the pesto and tomatoes make this one of the best dishes you…

Indian Vegetable Curry

Indian Vegetable Curry

One of our favorite dishes that is in our dinner rotation is Indian curry!  We are huge fans of Indian food, always have been for as long as I can remember.  The spices that are in the curry are just amazing and make anything you…

Asian Coconut Ramen Noodles with Peanut Soy Chicken and Vegetables

Asian Coconut Ramen Noodles with Peanut Soy Chicken and Vegetables

I am a big, big fan of Asian flavors!  I just love it!  I think Asian cooking is such a great way to eat healthy and not skimp on flavor and this dish is no exception.  I actually had intended to make a different dish…

Quick and Delicious Asian Vegetable Salad

Quick and Delicious Asian Vegetable Salad

Well, if you are anything like me you are always looking for that yummy lunch to turn to that takes minimal effort.  That something to look forward to mid day that brings you joy just thinking about it.  Well, this salad is that lunch!  I…

Easy and Delicious Citrus Snowball Cookies

Easy and Delicious Citrus Snowball Cookies

  Years ago I decided there had to be a better way to work with those left over scraps that you end up with when rolling out cookies.  I of course always do that one re-roll to get as many cookies out of my recipe…

Citrus Holiday Cookies

Citrus Holiday Cookies

  I don’t know about you but I do not usually get excited when it comes to sugar cookie recipes. I feel like they lack something and their only real use is to make cookie shapes for the holidays.  So years ago I began researching…

Olive Oil and Parmesan Bread

Olive Oil and Parmesan Bread

Well, I do not know about you but when I go to a restaurant, one of the things my family and I enjoy is the amazing bread that comes out before a meal.  We usually have to be careful not to eat too much so…

All Day Beef Stew

All Day Beef Stew

Well, the weather is getting cold and I am starting to dream of all of those amazing comfort foods that cook in the oven all day long!  This beef stew is one of those great dishes that just warms you up on a cold winters…

Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice

  I don’t know about you but fried rice is one of my favorite dishes to order when I am at an Asian restaurant.  It may not be the healthiest or even that traditional in Asian cooking, but it is good!  A few years ago…

Oven Baked Pizzelle Cookies (no pizzelle maker required!)

Oven Baked Pizzelle Cookies (no pizzelle maker required!)

  Oven baked pizzelle cookies are the best!  Looking for a recipe for pizzelles but do not have a pizzelle maker?  Then this is for you.  I experimented recently with making pizzelle cookies in the oven because I wanted to mail some pizzelles to family…