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Our Favorite Mac & Cheese

Our Favorite Mac & Cheese

It’s been rainy and cold here. Comfort food was a must. Ken wanted macaroni and cheese, but it had to be extra cheesy with a crunchy topping. Patti…

Patti Fisher
Apr 2015
Professional
1 vote
237 views
Macaroni, Chicken and Cheese Casserole

Macaroni, Chicken and Cheese Casserole

An easy on your pocketbook comfort dish for the family. It is one of those meals, having leftover chicken,…

Julia Ann Souders
Jul 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
1469 views
Make-over Spaghetti & Shrimp Salad

Make-over Spaghetti & Shrimp Salad

Originally mayo was the dressing for this salad recipe from a friend long ago, but I decided to give it a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2014
Professional
3 votes
1340 views
Summertime Macaroni Salad Classic

Summertime Macaroni Salad Classic

This is a favorite in our family and guests. Just a nice summer macaroni salad. Great for picnics and BBQ's.

Denise Sherin
Jun 2014
Advanced
2 votes
1509 views
Vegetable Bowtie Pasta Salad

Vegetable Bowtie Pasta Salad

Growing up, my Mother fixed a pasta salad that was so awesome. Well, I did a makeover of that pasta salad with my own twist...by changing the pasta…

Vanessa
Jun 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
1449 views
Linguine with Fresh Tomatoes

Linguine with Fresh Tomatoes

Since we can have great tomatoes year around, we can always enjoy their fresh flavor this way. Remember: Never store your fresh tomatoes in the…

Robyn Savoie
Mar 2014
Advanced
2 votes
1533 views
Bacon Stuffed Shell Salad

Bacon Stuffed Shell Salad

This recipe takes pasta salad to a big flavor level. Great to make ahead and serve for a simple luncheon. Serve with fresh seasonal fruit.

Robyn Savoie
Sep 2013
Advanced
1 vote
709 views
BLT Macaroni Salad

BLT Macaroni Salad

This is a summer staple in my house because it's nice to serve on hot and humid days. Make sure to cook the pasta al dente because it will…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2013
Advanced
1 vote
1563 views
Southwestern Shell Pasta Salad

Southwestern Shell Pasta Salad

Chop, chop, chop and get your frustrations out making this pasta salad with south-of-the-border appeal. Choose your heat level by amount of peppers,…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2012
Professional
4 votes
2117 views
Chicken, Tomatoes & Rotini Salad

Chicken, Tomatoes & Rotini Salad

Hearty pasta salad to help use up leftover roast chicken or turkey. I've a bumper crop of grape tomatoes which…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2012
Professional
2 votes
1319 views
Cheese Tortellini with Purple Sage and Browned Butter

Cheese Tortellini with Purple Sage and Browned Butter

My family loves this dish. It's a classic and uses an herb that grows year after year in my yard--purple sage.…

K. Garner
Aug 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
596 views
Macaroni Salad Primavera

Macaroni Salad Primavera

Bursting with garden fresh veggie flavors and color, this salad is great for on the go and complements any meal indoors or out!!

Smokinhotchef
Jul 2012
Advanced
2 votes
1124 views
Grandma Beckeys Macaroni Salad

Grandma Beckeys Macaroni Salad

This Macaroni salad has a sweet and sour taste to it because of the olives and sugar that are in it.

Randy
Jun 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
465 views
Amazing Thai Style Penne Rigate

Amazing Thai Style Penne Rigate

Flavor times 110. This recipe complements my Thai Grilled Chicken recipe below. Lemongrass and coconut milk really makes this pasta POP! Great…

Smokinhotchef
Apr 2012
Advanced
1 vote
499 views
Best Ever Macaroni and Cheese

Best Ever Macaroni and Cheese

A family favorite that I've been making for 15 years.

Beth Roan
Apr 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
774 views