Creamy Cavatappi

Creamy

My go-to weeknight meal is pasta. I always keep a variety of shapes on hand, as well as canned tomatoes, a head or two of garlic, and a hunk of Parmesan. In the event of a supper emergency, I can grab a few items and have dinner ready in no time. This is one of my personal favorite pasta recipes. It has a simple ingredient list, takes just over 20 minutes to prepare, and is deliciously creamy. A little garlic …

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Sausage, Asparagus, and Mustard Strozzapreti

Sausage, Asparagus, and Mustard Strozzapreti

You can never have enough quick-cooking pasta dishes in your repertoire. With pasta there are so many shape and sauce combinations that it’s impossible to get bored. The inspiration for your next Italian dinner sensation can come from all sorts of places, like the condiment shelf of your refrigerator door. This recipe uses whole grain mustard to create a creamy and tangy pasta sauce tossed with asparagus, Italian sausage, and strozzapreti, a fun twisted pasta shape. While the dish does …

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Fresh Corn Pasta

Pasta

The arrival of summer brings with it an insatiable need for fresh corn. In my hometown, on the weekends, farmers will park their trucks by the side of the road and set up makeshift signs that say “corn for sale.” They will sell ears of corn that they have picked early in the morning. There is just no substitute for sweet corn because it is sweet, juicy, and has a delightful crunch. Although eating corn on the cob is without …

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Spaghetti Aglio e Olio (Pasta With Garlic and Oil)

Spaghetti

If ever there was a pantry pasta, this is it. A humble Italian recipe, aglio e olio is primarily made with four easily accessible, shelf-staple ingredients: pasta, olive oil, garlic, and chiles. It’s just the dish to lean on when someone cries, “There’s no food in the house!” That’s when you swoop in and make magic with this winning combination—one that is far more than the sum of its parts. What are Aglio e Olio? Aglio e olio translates literally …

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My Chicken Caesar Pasta Is an Easy, Creamy Weeknight Winner

My Chicken Caesar Pasta Is an Easy, Creamy Weeknight Winner

The only salad that I know of that most kids routinely and voluntarily eat is Caesar salad. Kids love it, adults love it—the umami-packed dressing is a great unifier. What do you if you want something heartier than salad, but you still want the punchy flavors and creaminess of Caesar? Make this chicken Caesar pasta. This magical dish is what would happen if you combined Alfredo and Caesar into one dish to rule them all. The sauce has all of the makings of …

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Embutido Cordon Bleu

Bleu

When you combine two popular dishes, there is a danger that it will not work. This could be owing to clashing flavors or cooking methods that are drastically different from one another. But, because of their similarities—from their meatiness to their delightful delicate, savory interiors—I decided to reproduce two well-known masterpieces. And the outcome? Some beautiful Embutido Cordon Bleu! What does embutido cordon bleu taste like? Cordon bleu is an absolutely wonderful dish, thanks to its tempting cheesiness and gratifying …

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Cheesy Ham Steak With Bacon And Mushrooms

Ham

When it comes to the holiday season, dinner tables all around the world frequently differ in terms of the items that are brought out to the table. One of the delicious hams, also known as hamon, is a delicacy that is virtually always included at the holiday feast that is traditionally served in the Philippines. When it comes to flavor, there is nothing quite like a well-seasoned, sweet, and juicy ham steak. It comes with its own special flavor. To …

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Cheesy Pork Caldereta

Pork

There is no better combination than cheese and tomato. There is a good contrast between the slightly sweet and savory flavor of tomato sauce and the salty quality of cheese, as demonstrated by dishes such as pizza and spaghetti. If we were to apply this to a Filipino favorite, what would happen? If you are seeking for a meaty and flavorful stew to serve for lunch or supper, this Cheesy Pork Caldereta is the perfect recipe to prepare and serve. …

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Easy Pork Afritada

Pork

Are you having trouble preparing healthful, flavorful, and satisfying meals at home? Although it may be challenging to prepare Filipino cuisine at home, it is not necessary to have a lengthy list of sophisticated stages in order to produce something that is truly remarkable. Not going to believe me? Just give this Easy Pork Afritada a try and see what you think! What is Easy Pork Afritada? The Filipino dish known as afritada is a form of meat stew that …

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Braised Pork Belly With Potato And Peppers

Pork

When it comes to the great pig belly, there is pretty much no limit to what you can do with it. When combined with the appropriate assortment of sauces and seasonings, this juicy and delicious delicacy becomes an ideal hero for a wide variety of recipes. This is due to the fact that it is able to be improved upon. However, braising is one method that might be utilized to achieve the most desirable texture, which is one that is …

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