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Italian Food


Kale-Artichoke Stuffed Shells

I saw these Kale-Artichoke Stuffed Shells on Instagram and just had to know more. They turned out to be part of a Food & Wine recipe that really reminded me of my favorite Spinach & Artichoke Dip. While it’s not the same, it’s pretty…

January 26, 2021
Cooking Mom Uptown Recipes

Roasted Eggplant Grinders

Here’s a quick and easy weeknight meal for you! These Roasted Eggplant Subs are a little healthier than the deep-fried version, and way less messy! This Mom Uptown Original Recipe will have you eating dinner in under 30 minutes! Enjoy! Recipe: Serves: 4 Active…

June 30, 2020

Cheesy Spinach and Meat Lasagna

Love me a lasagna. And, I might say it’s in my top five favorite dinners! Maybe not this Cheesy Spinach and Meat Lasagna, from Good Housekeeping, that has room for improvement, but, really, can you ever truly mess up cheese, meat, sauce, and noodles?!…

May 25, 2020

Portobello Mushroom Lasagna

I think lasagna is my ultimate comfort food. Carby, cheesy, salty, (and sometimes meaty and spicy)– it just has the best of everything. If you’re looking for a comforting vegetarian option, or just to change it up as I like to do, then try…

April 3, 2020

Sausage-and-Kale Stuffed Shells

Everything about these Sausage-and-Kale Stuffed Shells, from Martha Stewart Living, is perfection. Flavorful, rich, cheesy, easy, delicious–all with freezing capabilities. So make it ahead, make it for a friend, make it tonight, make it for a party, make it to leave behind when you…

November 12, 2019

Simple Skillet Broken Lasagna

    Another AMAZING recipe from Chrissy Teigen’s second cookbook, Cravings: Hungry For More!  This Simple Skillet Broken Lasagna is like the chili version of lasagna. It is so soft, I almost want to drink it. Seriously DELICIOUS!   Rating: A+   How to…

August 28, 2019

Baked Pasta Alla Norma with Mozzarella Bombs

  I just love big casseroles. I can eat off of them for days, feed the whole family, and have something in the fridge prepared ahead of time for late nights, quick lunches–whatever! This Baked Pasta Alla Norma with Mozzarella Bombs, from Chrissy Teigen,…

July 29, 2019

Ricotta Meatballs

    These big batch Ricotta Meatballs from Real Simple magazine, were such a good decision to prepare before I gave birth. Sixty meatballs make for many meals and the perfect topping to your favorite pasta and prepared sauce. Whether you’re postpartum or not,…

May 17, 2019

Fast Bolognese

  While I don’t exactly agree with the title, this Fast Bolognese from Real Simple magazine sure is good. Allow yourself about three hours, start to finish (which doesn’t translate to a quick meal, and most likely not a weeknight one either.) What is nice, is…

March 9, 2019

Lasagna with Meat Sauce

  I was very hesitant to make this Lasagna with Meat Sauce from Martha Stewart Living. Why? Because I feel like I already make the best lasagna in the world and to make a different one, especially one that did not require par-boiling noodles…

January 8, 2019