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Boy-Approved Spiked Pasta (Spaghetti with Vodka Cream Sauce)

Boy-Approved Spiked Pasta (Spaghetti with Vodka Cream Sauce)
My boyfriend P has a busy, active job and is often too busy to eat a big lunch, if any lunch at all. It's no surprise then that he comes home hungry at only 5 p.m. For those days especially, I have a list of go-to meals that can be whipped up in no time. And while P's sweet enough to try almost anything I cook, I reserve this list for only the dishes he gets excited about. Chief among them is this fabulous spaghetti alla vodka. P's not much of a foodie. I'd actually seen many versions of this dish long before, yet was always scared off by their copious use of heavy cream. Do you also have a go-to list of quick, delicious meals for those really hectic days? Spaghetti with Vodka Cream Sauce [Printable Recipe] Slightly adapted from Cooking Light Serves 3 to 4 XIAOLU'S NOTES: I HIGHLY recommend using fire-roasted canned tomatoes for this recipe -- it adds that much more depth to the flavor! Cook the pasta according to the package directions.

Naturally Flavored Water Say goodbye to soda, juice, and bottled water with these refreshing, healthy flavors! I'm keeping 2-3 flavors of this "spa water" in my fridge now, so I have a variety to motivate me to drink more water. I was a hardcore Dr. Pepper girl for years. Then I gave up regular soda because of the high sugar content and switched to diet soda.

ITALIAN LASAGNA with Red & White Sauce Happy Labor Day Weekend everyone. That seems to be the recipe for today. Rain always puts me in the kitchen mood. Today . . . I made my homemade Salsa. I only had about 18 red, ripe tomatoes, but that was perfect. White Beans, Pasta, and Chicken Recipe Canned beans are an all-time great staple of the cook's pantry. In this recipe, beans add heartiness to a satisfying 30-minute meal. White Beans, Pasta, and Chicken Ingredients ounces dried cavatappi, fusilli, rotini, ditaloni, or other short pasta tubes 15 ounce can cannellini (white kidney) beans, rinsed and drained

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. 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.

Tortillas de Harina / Flour tortillas Tortillas de Harina Flour Tortillas (wheat)(this are NOT to be confused with CORN tortillas. Corn tortillas are made with MASECA, this are made with plain wheat flour, or you can use whole wheat also. Flour tortillas are rolled with a rolling pin, NOT pressed with a tortilla press) These tortillas are great for quesadillas or burritos (I guess you could even do “wraps” with them, as long as you use them warm, otherwise they’re not very flexible).

RIGATONI CHORIZO & CHICKEN AL FORNO Did you know that Jordan Almonds are dangerous. Really good . . . but detrimental to teeth. This I know from experience. While sitting in a dentist office, awaiting my 16th appointment . . . for one little implant, I spotted this recipe after reading 25 magazines. Braided Spaghetti Bread » The official blog of America's favorite frozen dough We are carb lovers at our house, so when I saw the Braided Spaghetti Bread recipe in the Rhodes Home Baked Family Favorites with frozen dough cookbook I knew we would love it. This is a really simple recipe; it just takes a little planning for thawing the dough. It will take 2-3 hours for the bread loaf to thaw to room temperature or 1-2 hours for the rolls to thaw to room temperature. You will need:

BACON CHICKEN ALFREDO PASTA If I only had one day left on earth . . . I’d want this Bacon Chicken Alfredo Pasta. I’m serious now! Right now at the fabulous Denny’s, it’s BACONALIA! What’s that you ask? Cowboy Spaghetti Recipe If you’re looking for a change from your normal spaghetti, Cowboy spaghetti could be just what you’re looking for. I had not heard of this until recently but I decided to give it a try and it turned out great. This recipe comes from the Food Network. Cowboy spaghetti adds a nice smokey flavor to your normal spaghetti. Pasta Pie Cheesy, delicious and impressive Pasta Pie will have your family and friends amazed by your effots. Believe it or not, it's simple to put together. Give it a try. See this recipe made on video here.With the enthusiasm my children showed for this recipe, you would have thought I reinvented the wheel.

Top 10: Holiday Appetizer Recipes {hors d'oeuvre As a part of the Tip Junkies Top Ten Holiday Trends series, Laurie asked if I could put together a list of great appetizers and hors d’oeuvres for holiday entertaining! Whether you are hosting a holiday soiree or bringing a dish to your neighbor’s get-together, you’ll earn big points with these fabulous party starter recipes! Happy Holidays Tip Junkie readers!!!! I’m Cheryl, aka TidyMom! When I am not baking, crafting or running around with my camera you can find me over in my little corner of the universe at

Le Cirque – PASTA PRIMAVERA Pasta Primavera is one of my favorite entrees when ordering in a restaurant. This recipe comes from Sirio Maccioni of the world renowned Le Cirque Restaurant. The next time we are craving pasta, we should try this recipe. This is Le Cirgue’s signature dish. Cincinnati Chili Recipe : Food Network Kitchens Directions Heat the oil in a medium Dutch oven or heavy pot over medium heat. Add half the chopped onions and the garlic and cook until soft, stirring, about 5 minutes. Add the chili powder, paprika, cumin, allspice, coriander, cinnamon, cayenne and cloves. Cook, stirring, until fragrant.

pizza-hut-cheese-bread-2 I know, so sorry, our recipe section is down today for maintenance. Here is the recipe: 1 1/2 cups warm water (about 115°F) 2 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup non-fat dry milk 1 tbsp yeast 3 cups flour 1/2 cup melted butter (half for the bottom of the pan and half on top of the breadsticks) 8 oz package of mozzarella cheese Sprinkle with garlic powder, Parmesan cheese, salt & pepper (to taste) Dissolve yeast in the warm water. Let sit for 5 minutes.