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Steak Fettuccine with Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo Sauce. For the steak: In a small bowl, combine Worcestershire, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper and stir until blended.

Steak Fettuccine with Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo Sauce

Pour over both sides of the steaks and let marinate for at least 30 minutes. Cook steaks using desired cooking method until done. Thinly slice on an angle. For the pasta: Preheat oven to 425ºF. On a baking sheet, toss red pepper wedges with a light drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper and spread in a single layer. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Toss sauce with fettuccine, reserving a small amount for drizzling. Top fettuccine with sliced steak and sprinkle with freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Toasted Ravioli. Bacon and Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese. 1 Bring a medium (6- to 8-quart) pot of water to a boil.

Bacon and Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese

Salt it generously (it should taste like the sea). Stir in the pasta and cook according to the package directions. Drain (but don’t rinse, or you’ll rinse away starches that will help thicken the sauce) and return to the empty pot. 2 Meanwhile, place a large (12- to 14-inch) sauté pan over high heat for several minutes. When hot, add the bacon and sauté until browned and crispy (lower the heat to medium-high if necessary to prevent scorching), about 5 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and, using a slotted spoon or spatula, remove the bacon from the pan and drain on paper towels. 3 Pour off the fat from the pan (into a metal can or heatproof cup, not down the drain or you’ll potentially clog your pipes) and return the pan to medium-high heat. Cruft: Lasagna Cupcakes. When Intelligentsia Coffee opened in Pasadena recently, I was intrigued the lasagna cupcakes they served.

Cruft: Lasagna Cupcakes

The cupcakes are made by Heirloom LA, a catering business. About the size of a muffin, a single lasagna cupcake was a delicious meal. After seeing how much my daughter enjoyed them (she ate my entire cupcake and I had to order a second one), I decided I had to try making them at home. After a bit of research, here is my method. The girls love them and take them to school as lunch. The ingredients are fairly simple.

Spray or wipe the cupcake tin with olive oil for prevent sticking and add a little flavor. Jersey Girl Cooks: Mini Lasagna Cups or 12 Minute Lasagna! Lasagna has to be one of my family’s favorite meals.

Jersey Girl Cooks: Mini Lasagna Cups or 12 Minute Lasagna!

Maybe not my son’s but we’re not going to talk about his favorite boxed mac and cheese today. I have always reserved this special dish for holidays and weekends because making it can be time consuming. Well not any more! This week I made these cute mini lasagnas which were baked in 12 minutes flat. Last week I happened to be cruising the food blogosphere when I ran into Petite Lasagnas on Can You Stay for Dinner?.

If you would like to lighten up these lasagnas, you can use low fat ricotta, low fat mozzarella cheese and veggie or turkey meat sauce. All week I have been dreaming about the different mini lasagnas I can make. When making these, make sure to spray your muffin tin well. Mini Lasagna Cups (inspired by Petite Lasagnas from Can You Stay For Dinner?) Cooking spray 1/2 cup ricotta cheese 1 small egg, beaten 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 tsp Italian seasoning, divided 24 wonton wrappers ( I used Nasoya) Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

LaSaGnA TiMpAnO. I went to see tUnE-yArDs on Monday night with some friends, and as always we wanted to cook a meal that somehow related to the show we were heading to.

LaSaGnA TiMpAnO

Sometimes this is hard to do, but other times it seems to come naturally. Finding culinary inspiration in Merrill's lyrics seemed like it would be tough, but my sister knew what she wanted to make without hesitation. "How about something layered, because of all the vocal and instrument layering in the music? "