Pasta Alla Vodka

Dinner | December 22, 2019 | By

Pasta Alla Vodka ~ tender pasta in a rich, delicious tomato-cream vodka sauce. Top with freshly grated parmesan cheese for an easy, restaurant quality meal in under 30 minutes.

We met a group of neighbors for dinner recently at an upscale Italian restaurant. The Pasta Alla Vodka I ordered was delicious, but definitely overpriced. I mean really, it’s still pasta at the end of the day.

My first thought was that I couldn’t wait to eat it again, but that I’d be enjoying it in the comfort of my own home, fuzzy slippers and all. Made at home, this dish is every bite delicious and doesn’t have to break the bank. 

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Spicy Thai Meatballs

Spicy Thai Meatballs

Appetizers & Beverages | December 28, 2015 | By

I’m not quite sure where 2015 went ~ I swear we were just ringing it in days ago ~ yet another New Year’s Eve is upon us. It’s probably obvious I loe Thai food and have been on a kick lately, so it should come as no surprise that I’m finishing 2015 with another yummy Thai recipe, this time in appetizer form ~ perfect for New Year’s Eve get-togethers ~ one-bite Spicy Thai Meatballs. Meatballs are such a great appetizer. My nephew shared his mozzarella- stuffed meatballs with a rich, red tomato sauce with us Christmas Eve. So yummy, cheesy and definitely high-five worthy we all went back for seconds. Meatballs are also economical ~ one pound of ground meat makes so many! ~ easy to prepare and let’s face it ~ they look just as pretty when they arrive at the party as they do with just one left in the bowl. The same can’t be said of all appetizers. Ahem, yes, I’m talking about you, layered dip ~ starting out looking as pretty as a prom date when you pick her up, but a hot mess by night’s end – chips embedded, gaping holes, pools of liquid (the dip I mean, not the prom date). Trust me. You’ll be happy you opted for easy, one bite Spicy Thai Meatballs and in spite of (or maybe because of) this being a season of overindulgence, these Spicy Thai Meatballs are made with ground turkey, so if one of your New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight, get fit or just eat healthier so you’ll feel better, that’s just one more reason to try them.

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