What is it that makes Italian dishes so tasteful and bursting with flavors? The right herbs make all the difference. Here are just a few of my favorites, and the ones you should consider when starting your own Italian herb garden.

PASTAS AND SANWICHES: Get some classic Spaghetti, Mostacciolo, Tortellini, or Ravioli for between $6.95 and $8.95. Or grab a great sandwich (you can't get these types of sandwiches at the fast food place!) like the Italian Beef sandwich for $5.95; the Meatball sandwich for $5.95; or the sausage stew sandwich for $5.95.

There are a number of cooking time and heat combinations you can use with a slow cooker, but the best (and easiest) is to just throw it on low heat for 10 hours sausage stew with gravy let it sit over night (or over the course of the day).

I prefer to prepare everything I can ahead of time. Therefore, my menu consists of at least one dinner casserole or chicken spaghetti, one slow cooker central sausage casserole, and several things that can be prepared ahead of time. I prepare a salad and chill it in the fridge, wrap apple dumplings the night before, make a meatloaf or roast a day ahead for quick casual lunches, as well as a nice dessert to be shared by both days. All recipes and more can be found on my other links.

Spread bread in the prepared baking dish. Scatter the slow cooker sausage casserole and the onion mixture evenly over the bread. Brush with mustard. Sprinkle with cheese. Pour in the egg mixture. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight (which I highly recommend).

They have open bowling every day of the week. Sometimes on Saturdays though, they have leagues bowling, so you may want to call ahead to see if they have room. The fun night to go is on Rock N Bowl Night! The lanes and pins turn into glow in the dark objects. If you wear white clothes you will glow in the dark also. It is really cool! Also on these nights they give out prizes, have fun contests dealing with bowling, have drinks special all night and put on a great laser light show throughout the building. All of this happens as you are listening to a DJ play some great rock music! It is a very fun night. You can contact them at 1-715-344-7858 to find out when they are having another Rock N Bowl night.

Take a peek at it after about 50 minutes. It shouldn't be ready to pull until it's puffed up a bit and just starting to get golden brown (you don't want it too brown).