Rigatoni and Meat Sauce

I have an extreme love for all things pasta. I’m a self-named carb queen. My kids also love anything that is pasta.  My oldest child is beyond picky and does not like to step out of his little bubble. So anything that my kids will eat, I enjoy.  While the meat sauce does take a […]

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Slow Cooker Lasagna

Lasagna is one of Aric’s favorites. However, sometimes I just don’t have it in me to make it all at once. This slow cooker version has a homemade meat sauce and homemade cheese mixture, but both can be made in advance which will ultimately cut down on the amount of time spent in the kitchen […]

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Lasagna

Let me start out by saying: this is THE best.lasagna.ever. So rich, so hearty, and so dang good. I had never made homemade lasagna prior to marrying Aric (it is one of his absolute favorites). It always seemed so hard and I am NOT a fan of ricotta cheese. But, being the good wife I […]

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Chicken Spaghetti

As we have established many, many times, I am a sucker for all things pasta and all things in the form of a casserole. And guess what, chicken spaghetti fulfills both of those things. Creamy, cheesy, and homey, chicken spaghetti is comfort on a plate. I love to make this dish in advance, pop it […]

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Chicken Tetrazzini

Being a good ole southern girl, we love our casseroles. Any baked item covered in cheese, count me in! This chicken tetrazzini is so yummy, so creamy, and screams comfort food. My kids love this recipe and it is so easy! It also reheats very well. What’s not to love? Try it and find out! […]

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Bowtie Chicken Alfredo

I have never met a pasta I didn’t like. I might as well re-brand myself into “The Carb Queen.” Pasta dishes are one of the staple ingredients in the Brooks’ household. Aric could live without it, yet, me and the boys could eat it 24/7. In the 7 months since Aric has deployed, we have […]

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