Archives: Main Dish

Italian Sausage and Wild Mushroom Risotto

October 2, 2010 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Comfort Food, Italian, Main Dish, Pork, Recipes, Rice, Side Dish, Turkey.

If you like mushrooms, you’re going to LOVE this risotto! Like all risotto recipes, it does take some effort but, boy, is it worth it: it’s hearty, earthy and delicious! I basically followed the recipe with a few minor substitutions. I used turkey Italian sausage and substituted Marsala wine for the Madeira. For the mushrooms, • Read More »

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Shrimp and Orzo

July 7, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on Shrimp and Orzo | Filed in: Main Dish, Pasta, Quick Cooking, Seafood.

I found this quick meal yesterday when I did a search for recipes using orzo (a rice-shaped pasta) and shrimp. I really like the blend of flavors: tender shrimp, chunky tomatoes, salty feta, and a little heat from the red pepper flakes. I substituted fresh basil for the parsley because that’s what I had on hand. • Read More »

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Beef with Tomatoes, Pasta, and Chili Sauce

January 5, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on Beef with Tomatoes, Pasta, and Chili Sauce | Filed in: Beef, Main Dish, Pasta, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

  This spicy beef noodle dish made a good weeknight dinner; nothing fancy but certainly quick and easy. You’ve got a little bit of everything in one bowl with this meal…thinly sliced beef, stir fried veggies, pasta. The soy sauce, Sriracha and tomatoes combine to lightly coat the meat, veggies and pasta without standing in the way • Read More »

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The Great After-Thankgiving Turkey Enchiladas

November 28, 2008 | By andrea | Comments Off on The Great After-Thankgiving Turkey Enchiladas | Filed in: Casserole, Christmas, Holidays, Main Dish, Mexican, Thanksgiving, Turkey.

I like the traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner but I don’t like it so much that I want to eat the same meal multiple days in a row. After the main Thanksgiving meal and a meal of leftovers the next day, I’ve pretty much had my fill of turkey and stuffing to last me until next Thanksgiving. At that point, • Read More »

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