Category Archives: pasta

Tortellini with kale pesto and peas

Date: August 6th, 2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2014/06/09/tortellini-with-kale-pesto-and-peas/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Two dinners worth Modifications: I used more kale and more peas than it called for, I just used an entire bunch of kale because I didn’t want any leftover. Ben: Like Erin: Like … Continue reading

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Tuna Noodle Casserole

Date: April 8th 2014 Recipe: http://www.browneyedbaker.com/2014/04/01/tuna-noodle-casserole-recipe/ Time to table: 1 hour Servings: A full 13×9 pan, so we’ll have plenty for lunches/leftovers, which is nice. Modifications: Didn’t use mushrooms (don’t like them) or the potato chips (didn’t want to buy a … Continue reading

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Turkey Cheeseburger Helper

Date: March 31 2014 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2012/01/26/bachelor-food-redo/ Modifications: We used ground turkey thigh instead of beef. Ben: Love Erin: Like Annie: Like Luke: Like Notes: Randomly the kids ate their salads better than the pasta tonight, whatever. This was a really easy … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken and One-Pot Pasta

Date: March 18th Recipe: Pasta: http://www.apronstringsblog.com/one-pot-wonder-tomato-basil-pasta-recipe/ Chicken: I can’t find the recipe anymore, but I coated it in melted butter, and then put in a mixture of panko and parmesan and baked until done. Pretty easy! Modifications: None really, but I … Continue reading

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Tortellini chili

Date: 3/12/2014 Recipe: http://www.closetcooking.com/2014/03/tortellini-chili.html Modifications: I used crushed tomatoes instead of diced and only used ~ 2 cups of broth because I like thicker chilis. Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: Dinner and a couple lunches Ben: Like Erin: Like … Continue reading

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cabernet braised short ribs with chard and shells

Date: 1/25/2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/11/13/cabernet-braised-short-ribs-with-chard-and-orecchiette/ Modifications: None. Time to table: 60 minutes, with a couple hours for the meat to braise Servings: 6 adults Ben: Love Erin: Love Notes: We decided to have this after the kids went to bed on Saturday … Continue reading

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Chicken, Bacon, and Artichoke Pasta with Creamy Garlic Sauce

Date: November 7th, 2013 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2013/10/28/chicken-bacon-and-artichoke-pasta-with-creamy-garlic-sauce/ Modifications:  We used ziti instead of penne, so effectively no changes. Time to table: 60 minutes Servings: About six adult dinners, we had Liz and Jono over for this meal and there was a solid … Continue reading

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Veggie Tortellini Salad with Browned Butter

Date: July 16, 2013 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/06/27/summer-veggie-tortellini-salad-with-browned-butter/ Modifications:  Used frozen corn and peas, and did put them in boiling water just for a bit. Also used the big bag of frozen cheese tortellini from Whole Foods. Time to table: 30 minutes. The … Continue reading

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Skillet Lasagna

Date: May 1, 2013 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2012/11/28/skillet-lasagna/ Modifications: We only had one can of whole tomatoes by mistake, so I used half a can of crushed tomatoes in addition. I added frozen chopped spinach to the tomato/sausage mix. Didn’t have any basil. … Continue reading

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Roasted brussel sprout carbonara

Date: April 2nd, 2013 Recipe: http://www.closetcooking.com/2013/03/roasted-brussels-sprout-carbonara.html Modifications: None Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: 2 adults Ben: Love Erin: Like Notes: We had this after the kids went to bed for a stay-at-home date dinner. We’re nothing if not consistent, since … Continue reading

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