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27 November, 2022

Better Than Kraft Macaroni & Cheese – Instant Pot

Better Than Kraft Macaroni & Cheese – Instant Pot
Comments : 1 Posted in : American, Brunch or Lunch, Instant Pot, Party Favorites, Side Dish on by : Cook Plate Fork
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Mac and cheese is a famous dish all over the world. If there’s any comfort food that’s universally loved in American cuisine, it has to be macaroni and cheese. Without doubt your mom made it for you as a kid when you were too picky to eat anything else. Homemade Always Better Than Fast Food
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4 March, 2022

Tortellini & Peas with Mascarpone Alfredo Sauce

Posted in : Italian, Pasta on by : Cook Plate Fork
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Tortellini with Mascarpone Alfredo Sauce and Peas is an easy pasta dish that features mascarpone instead of the traditional heavy cream. Mascarpone is an Italian cheese from the Lombardy region. It is a thick, triple cream cheese with a texture more like butter or custard than the slightly grainy texture of ricotta. It’s made in
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19 November, 2015

Orecchiette with Chorizo and Chickpeas

Comments : 4 Posted in : Indian, Pasta, Pork on by : Cook Plate Fork
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Orechiette is a distinctive Puglian type of pasta shaped roughly like small ears, as orecchio in Italian means eat, and Orecchiette means little ears. The pasta is roughly 3/4 of an inch across, slightly domed, and the centers are thinner than the rim of the pasta. The pastas texture is soft in the middle and more chewy
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18 August, 2015

Asparagus and Bacon Cream Pasta

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According to Food History asparagus has a long history as far back as the first century. There are records of it growing in ancient Greece and Rome. History even records Egyptians over 2,000 years ago cultivated asparagus for medicinal reasons (Kitchen Project) Of course most eatable plants were first discovered growing wild, and asparagus is no
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6 October, 2014

Spaghetti Carbonara

Comments : 11 Posted in : Main Dish, Pasta on by : Cook Plate Fork
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As with many recipes, the origins of the dish Spaghetti Carbonara and its name are uncertain or ambiguous. There are countless speculations as to the origin of the name, which some have concluded the name Spaghetti Carbonara may be more recent than the dish itself. The name is derived from carbonaro, Italian for charcoal burner.
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1 September, 2014

Yellow Summer Squash Pasta & Sauce

Comments : 6 Posted in : American on by : Cook Plate Fork
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Most yellow summer squash is gmo now days, but not the ones we used. We got these fresh from a vegetable garden, harvested from non-gmo seeds. Without the grated cheese, this can be a Vegan meal. There are several gadgets on the market that one can use to turn a yellow summer squash into spaghetti
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25 June, 2014

Pesto Orecchiette with Chicken Sausage

Comments : 1 Posted in : Chicken, Italian on by : Cook Plate Fork
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Italian cuisine is always an elaborate meal. You gather several ingredients and spend half the day or more. But this recipe , this Italian pasta dish, is fast , simple and easy in under 40 minutes. It has vegetables for lots of vitamins and minerals. Garlic good for digestion and helps fight against stomach cancer.
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14 June, 2014

Herb and Chicken Penne with Creamy Italian Cheese

Comments : 3 Posted in : Chicken, Main Dish, Pasta on by : Cook Plate Fork
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Delectable Italian deliciousness in a snap!! This meal is easy to make, in about 30 to 40 minutes. Before we get started let’s see what the nutritional benefits of this pasta dish is. Whole wheat Penne pasta is called for in this recipe. The whole wheat or brown pasta retains the fiber of the wheat
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28 March, 2014

Pasta Fagioli

Comments : 8 Posted in : Soups - Salads - Sandwiches on by : Cook Plate Fork
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Do you know the old folk lore of Stone Soup? Will here is how it goes: Some travelers come to a village, carrying nothing more than an empty cooking pot. Upon their arrival, the villagers are unwilling to share any of their food stores with the hungry travelers. Then the travelers go to a stream
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