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CREAMY MACARONI AND CHEESE CASSEROLE

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INGREDIENTS: 12 oz dry macaroni 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup flour 1 1/2 cups milk 1 cup light cream (about 10-12% MF) 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard powder 1 teaspoon onion powder salt & pepper to taste 1 can condensed cream of cheddar soup (optional) 4 cups sharp cheddar , divided 1/2 cup fresh parmesan cheese […]

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Million dollar spaghetti

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Ingredients 1 16 oz package spaghetti 1/2 lb. ground beef 1/2 lb. ground Italian sausage Kosher salt and pepper to taste 1 small onion chopped 2 cloves of garlic minced 24 oz. jar marinara sauce 3 Tablespoons butter 8 oz cream cheese softened 1/4 cup sour cream 1 cup cottage cheese 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 2/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese parsley for garnish, optional Procedure Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a large skillet cook and crumble the […]

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Creamy Baked Mac and Cheese

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You’ll Need: 16 ounces of elbow macaroni (3 cups). 3 tbsps of butter or margarine. 1 ½ cups of milk, divided. 2 large lightly beaten eggs. 1 lb (16 ounces) cubed (½ inch) Velveeta cheese. 8 ounces of shredded Kraft Milk cheddar cheese (divided). 8 ounces of shredded Kraft Monterey Jack cheese. 1 tsp of […]

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Homemade Baked Macaroni and Cheese

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Ingredients:   1 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons flour 2 cups milk, hot (not boiling) 1 1⁄4 cups grated American cheese 1 1⁄4 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese (for different variation, try using Monterrey jack cheese or adding 1/2 cup jalapeno slices) salt 1 lb elbow macaroni Directions:   Grease or spray with non-stick cooking spray […]

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Linda’s Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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Ingredients:   16 ounces macaroni pasta 8 tablespoons butter 1 cup freshly-grated sharp cheddar cheese 1 cup freshly-grated Parmesan Cheese (Parmigiano-Reggiano) 1/2 cup grated Gouda cheese, optional 2 cups whole milk 1 cup sour cream 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon coarse salt or sea salt Freshly-ground black pepper Tabasco Sauce (or hot pepper sauce) […]

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Pasta Recipe: Creamy Penne Florentine With Mushrooms And Spinach

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Ingredients 8-10 oz. penne pasta 3 cups medium mushrooms (shitake or porcini), stems removed, sliced 3 cups spinach 1 cup heavy cream 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup walnuts, roughly chopped 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste Directions Bring a large pot […]

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Taco Spaghetti Recipe

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ingredients 8 ounces spaghetti 1-1/4 pounds lean ground beef or ground turkey 1 (1-oz) package taco seasoning 2/3 cup water 1 can (10.75-oz) cream of chicken soup 1 can (10-oz) can R-otel diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained 1 (8-oz) package Velveeta cheese, cubed 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese   Directions Preheat oven to 350 […]

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Shrimp Linguine (a different spin)

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Shrimp Linguine: 1 lb. of cooked large shrimp (thawed and tails removed) 2 T. butter 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 (14.5 oz.) can of diced tomatoes (I bought the tomatoes with basil, garlic & oregano) pinch of crushed red pepper salt and pepper 2 t. light brown sugar 1 c. of half and half […]

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Chicken in Lemon Cream with Penne

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Ingredients 1 pound penne pasta 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, diced in to 1-inch cubes 1 teaspoon herbes du Provence pinch of salt, plus 1/2 teaspoon pinch of freshly ground black pepper, plus 1/4 teaspoon 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 cups heavy cream Zest of 1 lemon pinch […]

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Dump And Bake Your Way To A Fantastic Meatball Casserole

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Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package Barilla uncooked rotini pasta 1 (25 ounce) jar marinara sauce 3 cups water 1 (14 ounce) package fully-cooked miniature (cocktail-size) meatballs (if using frozen meatballs, make sure that they are completely thawed before using) 2 cups Kraft shredded mozzarella (or Italian blend) cheese Optional: Parmesan cheese and fresh chopped herbs […]