Tag: pasta

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…


Caramelized Leek and Onion Mac Cheese

Print Caramelized Leek and Onion Mac Cheese Author: Lulu Recipe type: Main Prep time:  1 hour 30 mins Cook time:  45 mins Total time:  2 hours 15 mins Serves: 6-7   Ingredients ½ large sweet onion, sliced thin 1 leek, sliced thin 2 tbsp butter or olive oil 3 oz chopped ham 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tbsp…


Tomato Basil Macaroni Salad

This is a variation on The Schmoops’ mom’s macaroni salad. The basic recipe is already really good, but I stumbled on this today when I decided that I can’t put these Vlasic sweet pickles in my mac salad, they taste awful! So I did this instead and it was the best macaroni salad I’ve ever…


Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Basil Pasta

It’s fast! Fatty! Delicious! Print Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Basil Penne Author: Lulu Recipe type: Main Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  15 mins Total time:  35 mins Serves: 5-6   Quick, convenient, infinitely variable. Ingredients 1 lb penne pasta, cooked 10-12 oz diced tomatoes 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp olive oil ½ lb cremini mushrooms, thinly…


Cheap Quickies: Prego Bolognese

We eat a lot of spaghetti. Not just because I always feel guilty after making more extravagant meals, but because we find spaghetti to be unctuous and satisfying comfort food. I imagine that many graduate students such as ourselves eat a lot of spaghetti. This is an easy way to pack some flavor into most…