Homemade Chicken and Swiss Chard Ravioli

I am really in love with homemade pasta, but making ravioli is a true labor of love. We have done so much traveling this summer, that I haven’t had the opportunity or the will to spend time in the kitchen. Our first weekend at home, I got the cooking itch and spent five glorious hours preparing these tasty pasta pockets. It is much easier to make ravioli when you’re using leftovers in your filling or a filling that doesn’t require … Continue reading

Loaded Baked Ziti

Baked ziti with chicken is one of David’s favorite foods, and whenever I ask him what he wants, he usually requests it. Sadly for David, I rarely make it because I don’t love chicken in my baked ziti. He recently conquered a huge academic milestone, so I decided to surprise him with some ziti. But instead of chicken, I used shrimp, and EUREKA! It’s incredible. This is one meal that I will crave and crave. I love that the ziti … Continue reading

Miracle Dinner, Chicken Cacciatore

This chicken cacciatore is warm and wonderful and an absolute breeze to prepare. You really can’t go wrong. It’s a one-pot meal that cooks itself and is full of bright colors and healthy veggies. My mom had a pot of this chicken waiting for me the last time I visited home, and it was the perfect welcome. She was kind enough to divulge her recipe so we all can enjoy it. Pre-heat your oven to 400ºF. Empty a can or … Continue reading