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Spaghetti with Spinach and Garlic

½ lb. spaghetti 3 Tbsp. olive oil 4-5 garlic cloves, peeled and minced coarse salt to taste 1½ Tbsp. parsley, minced ½ Tbsp. lemon juice red pepper flakes to taste 1 lb. spinach Parmesan for garnish   Cook the spaghetti, reserving the pasta cooking water when draining. Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a…

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Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese | aprilscookbook.com

Stove Top Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy No-Roux Stove Top Macaroni and Cheese I made this recipe using pasta shells and couldn’t be happier with the result. Easy recipe for mac and cheese from scratch. Serves 4 to 6 1 pound pasta, any shape 1 1/2 cups whole or 2% milk 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2-3 cups shredded cheese, like cheddar,…

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Macaroni Salad

Classic macaroni salad, great for picnics, BBQ’s, potluck at work, or having at home. This delicious recipe makes a lot so make sure you have some room in the fridge. 1 pound whole wheat elbow macaroni, boiled until tender in salted water, drained, rinsed in cold water, and drained again 1 1/2 cups coarsely grated…

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Creamy Artichoke Pasta

1/4 c. butter or margarine 2 T. flour 1 1/2 c. veggie broth 1/2 c. milk juice from one lemon (approx. 2 T.) 2 cans artichoke hearts, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 t. salt 1/4 c. Parmesan cheese, fresh grated 8 – 10 oz pasta Cook pasta in large pot. While pasta is cooking,…

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