Dinner Menu

A Birthday Dinner Menu

  But Before the Wedding…A Birthday Celebration Today I would like to share a Birthday Dinner menu with you. Not sure how you decide on Birthday dinners in your house?  But here we let the one having the Birthday pick the menu. Last week it was Shane, who will be marrying our Hannah Girl in… Read More A Birthday Dinner Menu

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Fish/Seafood, Pasta

Squid with Roasted Tomatoes and Onions

Calamari con pomodoro arrostito e cippolla (Squid with Roasted Tomatoes and Onions)     This recipe is an inspiration by Olivia, our third born.  It was her 20th birthday yesterday and this was the meal that our Ladybird requested.  As is the custom in our house, the birthday girl/boy picks the meal for their birthday… Read More Squid with Roasted Tomatoes and Onions

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Pasta

Angel Hair with Roasted Tomatoes

WELCOME Welcome to kimmyscucina today!  If this is your first time visiting us WELCOME!  If you have been here before,  THANKS for coming back!! Here at kimmyscucina we talk about food and life.  We always talk about food and sometimes we talk about life.  Sometimes life is calm and sometimes it is crazy but either… Read More Angel Hair with Roasted Tomatoes

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Pasta

Lemon Ricotta Gnocchi

LET’S MAKE SOME LEMONADE God is good… God is in control… I will trust in God for this… These are truths some of us may tell ourselves and practice every day. But some days our head may know these truths but our hearts and our “emotions” have a tough time grasping them. It’s a choice…… Read More Lemon Ricotta Gnocchi

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Pasta

Cavatelli

On the board today are cavatelli’s. These are small pasta shells that have been referred to as “miniature hot dog buns” (Wikipedia definition). The word cavatelli means “little hollows”.   This pasta is made with ricotta cheese and is an almost dumpling like consistency. A few weeks ago Roger came up with a “hybrid” cavatelli. Some… Read More Cavatelli

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Pasta, Uncategorized

Roasted Tomato Sauce

There is nothing like gathering around the table with good friends. They can be friends, old or new. Friends, from many years past that can talk about so many treasured memories. Reminding each other of forgotten memories. Remember when…. I don’t know about you but for us renewing old friendships can be so heart warming.… Read More Roasted Tomato Sauce

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Uncategorized

Borrowed Bolognese

If you have never made a Bolognese Sauce, you need to!!  This is a great versatile sauce that we will talk about in some future posts. Once you make this recipe it will soon become a classic in your kitchen. I have always used a recipe by Lidia Bastianich from a cookbook I have had… Read More Borrowed Bolognese

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Side Dishes

Hannah’s Gouda Mac & Cheese

Today, let’s talk about a great side we can make with our meal. Can you really go wrong with Mac and Cheese? I made this with Gouda thinking of my daughter Hannah who LOVES Gouda cheese. As with so many recipes there are NO RULES here, and you can substitute with another cheese if you… Read More Hannah’s Gouda Mac & Cheese

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Chicken, Pasta

Winning Chicken Fettuccine

Over the years, raising kids participating in sports, we have hosted many “team meals”. One of the favorites is Chicken Fettuccine. It is definitely a crowd pleaser and you can serve it with a salad and some bread (the kids always loved bread sticks) and you are all set for the evening! Not sure if… Read More Winning Chicken Fettuccine

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