Browsing Category Pasta

Tuna and Spaghetti

“JUST OPEN SOME CANS! Choose 2 favorite seafood cans, 1 can of tomato paste, and 1 can of diced tomatoes to make a delicious, fast sauce in 10 minutes while your pasta is boiling! I used 2 cans of tuna fish for the dish pictured. You can use canned shrimp, clams, salmon, crab, whatever you like, or mix them up. Tuna and Spaghetti recipes go…

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Tortellini Alfredo (Light, Easy, and Delish!)

My fast, easy Tortellini Alfredo has a light cheese sauce that uses only Romano cheese and it is so delicious! No heavy cheese sauce! And you make it in under 10 minutes while the tortellini is boiling! I change up the veggies in it to whatever I feel like. Sometimes I might add in some cubed ham or chicken. This version has the traditional peas,…

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Mac & Cheese~Quick Stovetop Style

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 pound elbow pasta, or any pasta you like 1/4 cup butter (half a stick) 6 tablespoons flour (half of 3/4 cup) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2-1/2 cups milk 2 cups cheese, Cheddar or American, small pieces or grated 1/2 cup Romano or Parmesan cheese Rom DIRECTIONS: 1. Boil pasta in salted water. 2. Meanwhile, melt butter in medium saucepan. 3. Whisk…

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Annie’s Fettuccine with Lobster Sauce

“This is a tribute to my sister Annie.  She and I used to talk recipes all the time and she loved sharing her recipes with anyone who asked.    Living a few states apart, we would have the phone to our ear with one of us in the middle of a recipe asking for help!  I miss my dear Annie!  She used to make me this lobster…

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Bill’s Penne alla Vodka

     “This recipe is tailor-made for my husband Bill, done the way he likes Vodka sauce – lots of bacon, lots of Vodka, and very creamy. He is the Vodka sauce expert and he has a favorite restaurant where he always orders it. But he says my recipe is just like it! I take that as a huge compliment! Don’t worry, you can just…

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Pesto Sauce

        “To some people pesto sauce is gross, and to others like me, it is a culinary delight!  And it is a great vegetarian dish!    If you love pesto sauce, It is so easy to make your own!  Once you taste it, you will never buy it in a package mix or jar again!   There is just no comparison! Pesto sauce traditionally is…

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American Chop Suey with Pork and Beans

   “The classic American Chop Suey is a mixture of pasta and ground beef with onions and green peppers.   My version is like a pasta e fagioli with pork and beans and  ground beef .   No onions or green peppers!  It is an easy meal to throw together.  Most  people wouldn’t think of adding a can pork and beans with the juice to…

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Cavatelli

    “Cavatelli, “little caves” in Italian, are even more delicious homemade.  The kind you buy in a store just doesn’t compare to this homemade taste.  Plump and light, they are worth the extra time it takes to make them from scratch!   You can flash freeze the cavatelli for ten minutes in a  jelly roll pan, then bag the frozen ones for a later…

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Chicken Cacciatore

“Chicken and veggies merged in a tomato sauce with your favorite pasta…. a great dish! Vary your veggies and vary your pasta to your liking or to what you have on hand.     Enjoy!” Servings:   6 INGREDIENTS: 4 pieces chicken 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 cloves minced garlic 2 sliced onions 2 sliced green bell peppers 1 cup roughly chopped broccoli 2 sliced…

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