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Easy Recipes: Crockpot Mac and Cheese

Tweet I’m a fan of Lisa’s Cheddar Spirals for my crockpot mac and cheese needs, but I admit that I’m curious enough about the Easy Recipes: Crockpot Mac and Cheese from Crystal & Co. that I may give it a … Continue reading

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Barbecued Frankfurters

Tweet Today is my sister Kerri’s birthday, so I’m sharing one of her favorite meals. The spiral macaroni in the meal came to be known in the family as “Kerri curls” because her hair fell in perfect little ringlets when … Continue reading

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Classic Minestrone

Tweet Oddly, our family has never favored a minestrone recipe. When we think Italian food, it’s always a plate of pasta. This recipe from the October 2011 issue of All You (original here) might be worth sneaking into the line-up … Continue reading

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Caesar Pasta Salad

Tweet Mom likes to add cheese tortellini to Caesar salad. Here’s an interesting alternative with a home-made Caesar dressing. From the July 2011 issue of All You (original online), the description explains that “This salad is hearty on its own, … Continue reading

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Tomato Soup with White Beans and Pasta

Tweet A recipe from the January 2011 issue of All You (original here). The note with the recipe explains, “The pasta and white bean in this rustic tomato soup make it a satisfying meal at a low-cost. Save even more … Continue reading

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Pork Lo Mein

Tweet A recipe from the September 2011 issue of All You (original here). The note with the recipe suggests, “Try this family favorite for a quick weeknight meal—it only takes about 30 minutes to prepare. For variety, you can swap … Continue reading

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Rigatoni in Creamy Tomato Sauce

Tweet A recipe from the September 2011 issue of All You (original here). The note with the recipe suggests, “Try this family favorite for a quick weeknight meal—it only takes about 30 minutes to prepare. For variety, you can swap … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with Broccoli, Tomatoes and Sausage

Tweet A recipe from the February 2011 issue of All You (original here). The note with the recipe explains that “Orecchiette ("little ears" in Italian) works well in this dish, but you can substitute penne if you’d like.” Ingredients 1 … Continue reading

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Lisa’s Cheddar Spirals

Tweet My friend Lisa introduced me to this great mac and cheese It’s simple and delicious—and you can easily vary it by adding some meat or veggies. Ingredients 1 package (16 oz) spiral pasta 2 cups half-and-half cream 1 can … Continue reading

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Beef and Cheese Pizza Skillet

Tweet Mom found this recipe on a can of corned beef years ago. The corned beef and jack cheese give the casserole a distinctive taste, and because the ingredients are simple, it comes together quickly in a single pot. A … Continue reading

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