Monday Meals: Tre Trattoria’s Bolognese

I'm keeping with the theme of "What will Will Eat?" as I post my next family friendly recipe. And, like most kids, Will loves pasta. The problem is that Marc hates red sauce. This is odd because both Marc and Maddie are pretty adventurous and open to all kinds of foods. So, I keep looking for something that satisfies all tastes and may even have a grown-up twist. The San Antonio Express News Sunday Food section (which is a MUST READ every Sunday morning) posted Tre Trattoria's Bolognese as … [Read more...]

Monday Meal: Squash with Pork

I love that the name of this recipe starts with a vegetable and then mentions the meat--as if the meat is a complement to the squash. The Spanish name for this is Calabacita con Carne de Cerdo and this particular recipe comes from my mother-in-law who daily fed eight children! Yellow squash was on sale last weekend at the grocery store so I bought some. This is a wonderful recipe to have in the summer when your garden (or those of your neighbors) runneth over with squash and zucchini. I think … [Read more...]

Spaghetti Pie

They all like noodles. Any kind of noodles. But add sauce to those noodles and the dinner is "RUINED" according to my eight year old. A good compromise is Spaghetti Pie. Easy to make (especially with left over spaghetti and sauce) this meal freezes and is the one thing I make to take when we go on vacation and I need some easy quick meals after a day at the beach or hiking in the mountains. It is easy, quick and an instant crowd pleaser! Noodles and cheesey goodness for the kids. With a little … [Read more...]