Asparagus-Spinach Pesto Pasta with Blackened Shrimp | #recipe

Asparagus-Spinach Pesto Pasta with Blackened Shrimp

I probably should have poured a nice stiff drink recipe for you all on this loveliest of lovely tax days.  Especially for my fellow small business owners who just gave half of their revenue back to the government.  Good grief, I won’t even go there. Instead though, I thought I’d offer...

Mexican Macaroni and Cheese | #pasta

Mexican Macaroni and Cheese

¡Amigos! I’m finally doing it.  I’m cracking open the dictionaries and the textbooks and the verb charts and starting to work on mi español again. It’s been — ohh — about a decade. (Yeesh.) But tickets for a June trip to El Salvador are being booked, I’m feeling the language bug...

5-Ingredient Asparagus Bacon Pasta |

5-Ingredient Bacon Asparagus Pasta

I spy with my little eye…bacon…asparagus…pasta…Parmesan… …and? (Triple gold star if you can guess the secret ingredient!)

30-Minute Beef Stroganoff Recipe |

Beef Stroganoff

Man, I must be in a nostalgic food mood lately, because all I seem to be craving are classic comfort food dishes from my childhood.  I’ll get back to coming up with more creative recipes soon, I promise.  But for today, it’s beef and noodles, baby. Beef stroganoff was...

Blue Cheese Bacon Macaroni and Cheese |

Blue Cheese Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

Blue cheese. People seem to either love it or hate it. But if you’re a lover (and even if you’re not, this one might persuade you), do I have an epic new macaroni and cheese recipe for you. I mean, let’s be real.  I think that blue cheese and bacon are...

Pasta with Easy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce |

Pasta with Easy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

I am soooo over snow days.  Kansas City was essentially shut down for about 4 days last week, and then with yet another snowfall yesterday, I think it’s safe to say our entire city is probably snow day-ed out. BUT. I have to admit that there is one value that...

Rainbow Peanut Noodles |

Rainbow Peanut Noodles

You know that feeling when you discover that a friend loves a random passion as much as you do? Like when I found out that my longtime friend, Sara, not only also loves ballet but knows every word/song/routine from the (uber-cheesy) movie, Center Stage?  Or when I discovered that my...

15-Minute Skinny Shrimp Scampi Recipe |

15-Minute Skinny Shrimp Scampi

Toto, there’s no place like home. I had a blast spending this past week with good friends in Utah.  But boy, it always feels good to come home. And after catching up on work, I decided to have an introverted night (especially after spending a week of 24/7-ness with...

Skinny Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe |

Skinny Fettuccine Alfredo

Look out, world. It’s skinny.  And it’s SO GOOD! That’s right, after 4+ years of food blogging, I am finally getting around to posting a fettuccine alfredo recipe.  I have no idea why it has taken so long, especially since this is always one of the top requested recipes from...

Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara

This delicious spaghetti carbonara recipe is one of my all-time favorite of favorite of favorites.  It was actually one of the very first recipes I ever shared on Gimme Some Oven.  But I’m pretty sure that none of you ever saw it because the pictures were terrible.  Like, horribly-over-lit, sitting-on-a-neon-blue-backdrop,...

Heirloom Tomato Pasta |

Heirloom Tomato Pasta

This Heirloom Tomato Pasta recipe celebrates the color and freshness of summer produce! Do you ever have those moments when you are unexpectedly overwhelmed by the sheer beauty of food? I have to admit — I spend many hours a day staring at food as I select it, cook it,...

How To Cook Quinoa |

How To Cook Quinoa

Cooking with quinoa is so healthy, easy and delicious!  Here is a simple tutorial for How To Cook Quinoa. It has been far too long since I have posted a tutorial on Gimme Some Oven.  So today’s the day.  We’re talking QUINOA! I imagine many of you already know how...