Tag: entree

Spaghetti All’Amatriciana

SO DAMN GOOD. And pretty cheap. Print Spaghetti All’Amatriciana Author: Lulu Recipe type: Main Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  1 hour 15 mins Total time:  1 hour 30 mins Serves: 4   This recipe is remarkably simple yet extremely yummy. Get Bucatini pasta if you can, since that is what traditionally is used with this sauce. Don’t…


Salsa Negra Peanut Mole

Based on Rick Bayless’ Red Peanut Mole sauce, served with duck at his restaurant Topolobampo in Chicago. Print Salsa Negra Peanut Mole Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  2 hours Total time:  2 hours 10 mins Serves: 4   Having premade salsa negra or other chile pastes around in the freezer is a great time saver…


Pork Rib Ragu

I made this recipe yesterday: http://www.macheesmo.com/2011/06/short-rib-ragu/ Whenever I hear the word “ragu” I think: awesome fantastically delicious sauce of unctuous awesomeness. Plus spaghetti. Because polenta is for losers. However, whenever I think of “beef” what I’m actually thinking is: decidedly inferior to pork in every respect. The only short rib ragu recipe I’ve ever made…


Acorn Squash Risotto

Goes great with green beans sauteed with some garlic and red pepper flakes. Print Acorn Squash Risotto Author: Lulu Recipe type: Main Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  40 mins Total time:  1 hour Serves: 3   Ingredients 1 acorn squash, skinned, cut into bite size pieces 1 tbsp fresh thyme 1 tbsp each extra virgin olive oil…


Kimchi and Lemongrass Sausage Fried Rice

Not bad, not bad at all. Print Kimchi and Lemongrass Sausage Fried Rice Author: Lulu Recipe type: Main Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  15 mins Total time:  30 mins Serves: 6   Cheap and Fast Ingredients 2 rice cups of short grain rice, yields ~ 6 rice cups cooked. ½ lb frozen petite cut veggies (green beans,…


Cheap Quickies: Zatarain’s Dirty Rice

Adapted from this recipe. Print Cheap Quickies: Zatarain’s Dirty Rice Author: Lulu Recipe type: Main Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  35 mins Total time:  55 mins Serves: 4   Adapted from recipe on Zatarain’s web site. Ingredients BARE ESSENTIALS ————————————— 2 tablespoons oil 1.5 tablespoons flour ½ onion, chopped fine ½ tablespoon minced garlic 1 package Zatarain’s®…


Prosciutto Sandwich

I HEART prosciutto. Print Prosciutto Sandwich Author: Lulu Recipe type: Main Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  10 mins Total time:  20 mins Serves: 1   Ingredients French bread, or other bread of your choice Shallots, thinly sliced Vegetable Oil for frying Flour Tomatoes Olive oil Balsamic Vinegar Arugula Goat Cheese Prosciutto Instructions Dice tomatoes or cut into…