Poached Shrimp with Asparagus, Tomatoes, and Corn

Spring has sprung and I’m so looking forward to the summer.  I know, I know, I should appreciate this beautiful season but after the incredibly crappy winter we have had I’m ready for the heat!  This dish screams warm weather; it has tons of fresh veggies and the only thing that would make this better is to use fresh Ontario corn (available… in the summer!).  I must point out that this dish is very, very, very fast cooking and it is virtually fat free....more

Roasted Vegetable Pasta

This is the dinner i made for our Good Friday meal last year, i made it again the other night and wow is it good!  The mushrooms in the pasta add a heartiness that leaves you feeling full and satisfied.  Roasting the vegetables adds a depth of flavour that is really unbelievable.  This is a lot of food but if you feel you need to serve something with it, serve; surprise, a salad!...more

Pasta with Lemon, Garlic and Roasted Tomatoes

This is another one of those ridiculously easy recipes that tastes like you ordered it in a restaurant.  The thing about Italian cooking is that the simplicity of it allows you to enjoy the ingredients; everything is highlighted rather than muddled or muted.   This is a great dish for entertaining.http://lisagcooks.com/lisa-g-news/pasta-with-lemon-garlic-and-roasted-to... ...more