Govadil...a Southern Italian traditon

A simple homemade Southern Italian pasta with red sauce. A family favorite!

Hows to make Classic Stuffed Manicotti

This delicious and classic Stuffed Manicotti, is the perfect “company’s coming” supper. Learn my trick for easily filling the noodles.Get the recipe at Cosmopolitan Cornbread, HERE...more

3 Cheese Mac N' Cheese

Talk about cheesy GOODNESS! Wowza!!This 3 Cheese Mac N’ Cheese recipe is packed with delicious flavor, cheese and garlic cream sauce topped with Italian breadcrumbs. It is the most perfect recipe for any family Fall or Winter dinner: simple, low maintenance, warm, cheesy and soon-to-be everyone’s NEW favorite.- Whitney...more

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Inspiration from Italy

 Where does your kitchen inspiration come from? Today mine comes from the garden and the lessons I learned in Italy. As I have my morning coffee in the garden I’m delighted to find the most beautiful tomato’s, basil and parsley so I plan our dinner.  ...more

Meatless Monday ~ Mushroom, Spinach and Artichoke Alfredo

If you love spinach and artichoke dip then you will love this recipe Mushroom Spinach & Artichoke Alfredo. This delicious vegetarian pasta dish mixes mushrooms, spinach, artichokes and pasta in creamy homemade Alfredo sauce. This is easy to make weeknight dish has all the goodness of a rich creamy artichoke dip nestled together in a nest of pasta. It's like having your favorite restaurant appetizer for supper!...more

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The Mountain Kitchen Tip Tuesday ~ Spice Up Your Pasta

Sometimes we all need a break from the usual rotation. If you love spice it is easy to change-up your normal pasta. Here’s how:When making your normal sauce or bolognaise, add 1/4-1/2 cup chopped bite-size Dried HotSopressata to the ground beef, ground turkey or whatever meat you would normally use....more

Saucy Cheesy Spaghetti Pasta

Saucy Cheesy Spaghetti Pasta is quick and easy, delicious pasta recipe prepared using 3 cheese alfredo sauce and the red marinara sauce....more