Nouveau Greek Pasta Salad

Since ancient times there has been what is known as the “Mediterranean triad” in Greek cooking. That triad is made up of wheat, olive oil and wine. This recipe makes use of two of those standards. Greek cuisine has about a 4,000 year tradition and Greeks were savvy enough to incorporate food elements from other

Pesto Fettuccine with Black Olives and Roasted Red Bell Peppers

It has rained for days – actually weeks is probably more accurate. But, today is a gorgeous spring day and I’m working out on my screened in deck enjoying the weather and bird songs. The weather inspired me to whip up something that seemed appropriate for our warm up towards summer. And, I just can’t

Pasta with Butter, Garlic and Parsley

My Tall & Handsome it a pasta addict. He loves it served with the most complex sauce or with just basic, simple almost peasant ingredients. This recipe falls into the latter. It’s made with some basic good for you ingredients, plus I’m going to give you some optional ingredient options you can used to create

Grab One Pot Garlic and Parmesan Pasta

Who doesn’t love whipping up a meal for the family in one pot or dish? It makes cleaning a breeze. I’m on the look out for meals like that myself. I’m also intrigued by the pasta dishes I’ve seen cooked in milk or some other liquid, eliminating cooking the pasta in water, draining it and

Baked Rigatoni with Ricotta, Albacore and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Pasta is on Tall & Handsome’s favorite food list. Loving wife that I am, it’s my job to make pasta dishes in our house as healthy and tasty as possible. My personal preference is light dishes, but T & H loves those creamy heavy classics. We are finding a happy meeting place, especially now that

Tex-Mex Mac

Have you ever wonder what the difference is between Mexican and Tex-Mex or Southwestern food? Well, I have because they seem so similar. But, there are differences. True Mexican food is very simple and depending on the part of Mexico your talking about varies. For instance, beef isn’t very common in Southern Mexico. Chicken and

Chicken Tetrazzini – Done Lite, by Beverly Hicks Burch

A year or so ago Tall & Handsome and I discovered a little cafe we really enjoyed getting take out from. Our favorites were the Spinach Salad and Chicken Tetrazzini. Since the location of the cafe is a little out of the way we don’t get there often so I set about creating replacement dishes