Category Archives: Pasta

Cajun Fettuccine Alfredo

How fitting that on the last afternoon of our week in New Orleans, I have a bit of time to post about Cajun Fettuccine Alfredo; a casserole dish that I would proudly serve to company. As a bonus, they way … Continue reading

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Pasta Sauce With Beer

I’ve posted my method of doctoring jarred pasta sauce, with additional herbs and seasonings and, well, stuff; to make it my own. Now, I’ve made a couple of simple adjustments and, in my not-so-humble opinion, the sauce is even better. … Continue reading

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Parfait! Three Pigs Pasta Sauce

My Aunt Buzz had a spaghetti sauce recipe passed down from her mother in law. It was made with spare ribs and was really most excellent. Of course, Aunt Buzz being Aunt Buzz, she wouldn’t share the recipe; so I’ve … Continue reading

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Lamb Ragu With Pappardelle

We were catching up on TV shows and binge watching “Worst Cooks in America” on Food Network, and Rachael Ray was helping her contestant to make a lamb ragu over pappardelle. It looked really good, so I went on the … Continue reading

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Parfait! Honey Mustard Jardinière Salad

I thought I would close out this week of adding Honey Mustard salad dressing to egg salad and Catalina salad dressing to steak for tacos by adding the both of them to… wait for it… macaroni and cheese (Kraft Dinner) … Continue reading

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Artichoke and Spinach Cream Sauce for Pasta

Oh, who am I kidding, this sauce is good for much more than just pasta. While it did work a treat over sausage and cheese ravioli, just picture it drizzled over a nice chicken paillard – mebbe sprinkled with a … Continue reading

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Hamburger Spaghetti Sauce

How’s this for a Monday project? A nice, tasty basic tomato sauce that will satisfy most anyone. And if it doesn’t, just swap out ingredients and seasonings until it does! I used ground beef for this batch, but you could … Continue reading

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Best! Couscous Salad

So. Couscous. Tiny balls of semolina turned into one of our very favorite salads. Pretty quick. Pretty simple. Pretty darned tasty – and – mebbe even a bit better the next day! INGREDIENTS •3/4 cup pearl couscous •1 cup stock, … Continue reading

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Let’s Make Spaetzle!

*?* Yep, spaetzle. A soft egg noodle/dumpling kinda thing that is really dead simple to toss together and really very, very tasty. I saw Anne Burrell make a batch earlier this fall on a cooking show and it looked like … Continue reading

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Parfait! Jardinière Salad

Into each life a little macaroni salad must fall, why not mix things up and make a macaroni and cheese salad? Interested? My mom sure was; she clipped the recipe off a box Kraft Mac and Cheese a long time … Continue reading

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