Creamy Spinach Pasta with Ham or Shrimp

Creamy Spinach Pasta with Ham or Shrimp

Creamy Spinach Pasta with Ham or Shrimp

I was yearning for something creamy and rich for dinner.  I wanted pasta with a creamy sauce full of spinach and shrimp. I would use my go-to recipe for a creamy sauce and add spinach at the end. I would simply  separate the sauce between two skillets, add pasta and ham to one and pasta and shrimp to the other.  A good handful of Parmesan for each, with more for garnish, and my craving would be appeased. Continue reading

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Lemon Pasta with Ham and Olives

Lemon Pasta with Ham and Black Olives

Lemon Pasta with Ham and Black Olives

The first time I made spaghetti with a lemon sauce we were thrilled with the flavors.  I used leftover chicken, some black olives and shaved Parmesan.  It was a blending of delightful flavors that we decided we wanted to add to our pasta rotation.  Four years later, shame on us!  We haven’t had it once!  I did however have plenty of ham and wanted to simply substitute it for the chicken.  We’d have a lemony, ham pasta dish. Continue reading

Tuna Macaroni Salad

Tuna Macaroni Salad

Tuna Macaroni Salad

I haven’t posted my go-to tuna macaroni salad!  I’ve posted a few cold salads with tuna and vegetables, but not the basic macaroni and tuna salad I like to throw together.  During warmer weather (3 months of the year up North) we often eat the salad as a side dish with grilled meat.  I like to eat the salad as a full meal, in a bowl. It satisfies my craving for a cold noodle salad. Continue reading