Almost Greek Pastitsio {Casserole-Style} not authentic, but pretty darn good!

Delicious Greek Pastitsio (Casserole-Style)

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Simple Recipes for the Hot Summer Months

Balsamic Noodle Bowl-just one of the many meals to make in 30 minutes or less. Great bunch of recipes form Mel's Kitchen Cafe

Butter and Garlic Shrimp Penne- made this for supper last night!  YUUMMM!  (Left out the lemon juice)

Butter and Garlic Shrimp Penne

Mel's Kitchen cafe - Butter and Garlic Shrimp Penne. Maybe a little less garlic next time, though!

I came across this at Epicurious and fell in love, and its been elsewhere. Years of looking for the lemon pasta I remembered as a child, and finally found it. Tweaked it a little to my own taste, replacing parsley with fresh basil and using linguine.  If you dont have  tender asparagus, the europes best frozen ones are far better than woody fresh ones.  Do NOT substitute lighter creams, it just does not work that well.

The Best Asparagus Lemon Pasta

Penne Gorgonzola Chicken | Mel's Kitchen Cafe

Penne Gorgonzola Chicken

This homemade creamy chicken fettuccine recipe is incredibly delicious, comes together in 30 minutes or less, and uses everyday ingredients.

"I love spinach artichoke dip. I’ve loved it for over half my life. And I’ll love it till the day I croak or become allergic ...

Spinach Artichoke Pasta (Pioneer Woman Cooks)

Try Spinach Artichoke Pasta (Pioneer Woman Cooks)! You'll just need 6 Tablespoons Butter, 4 cloves Garlic, Finely Minced, 2 bags Baby Spinach, 2 cans.

Ham and pasta skillet dinner. This is Ben's favorite pasta dish, and Reid and I gobble it right up. We'll definitely make this (and Mel's split pea soup) every time we have leftover ham.

Ham and Pasta Skillet Dinner

Skillet Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta with Broccoli--this is so delish and easy. I used skim milk, and it turned out great. Also cheated a bit and used frozen broccoli, and that worked as well. All told took about 30 min for a delicious dinner!

Skillet Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta with Broccoli

This skillet chicken pasta with broccoli and sun-dried tomatoes is fantastic. It is lightly creamy with a deliciously slight zip of flavor from the lemon juice.