Tag Archives: Mexican Stuffed Shells

Stuffed Shells and a Lab

Here is a great stuffed shell dish that I put together with what was in my refrigerator.  Really I had a beautiful bunch of spinach that came in my CSA box that needed a good home and this is what happened.  Jumbo shells were stuffed with ricotta cheese , small amount of Italian sausage, and topped with a simple tomato sauce.  They were lighter than most shells that I have made because they lacked the addition of mozzarella cheese on top.  You could certainly add it if you’d like.    One of the most popular recipes on my blog now is one that I have been using for about ten years Stuffed Mexican Shells.  Check out what my students had fun doing in lab last week.  Looking at their photos you can tell that they had a little trouble with the recipe, but even so they all were very edible.   This is so rewarding!  I have had a half-dozen students bring me their phone with pictures of these stuffed shells that they prepared for their family.  Now I have done my job.  They are cooking for their families and reaping the rewards.  Teaching at its best!  Continue reading



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Top 10 Posts for 2010


For the past two weeks I have not posted as often as I wanted to, but for a good reason.  The Athlete has been home for the last ten days and I just wanted to spend as much time with him as I possibly could. I spent a lot of time in the kitchen and will be sharing some really good recipes with you in the coming weeks.  For you to enjoy I have composed the top ten posts that were viewed this year.  I was so surprised at the #1 post! By the way the top photo is my favorite dessert of 2010.  Happy New Year to all of you! 

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