How To Make Creamy Chicken Penne

When you think pasta sauce, you probably think of either tomato based like marinara, or cream based like Alfredo. But did you know you can combine them for a creamy tomato sauce? Well now you do.

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How To Make Pizza Soup

My junior high school cafeteria was probably no better or worse than the average cafeteria. But there were two things they made that were exceptional: pizza, and pizza soup. The pizza was thick and cheesy, and I never heard anyone say a bad word about it.

The pizza soup, on the other hand, was great mostly for the idea of it. I’ve never seen it on the menu anywhere else, and had to create my own recipe for it. The version below is probably far better than what they served, but I still get nostalgic for times when they served it.

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How to Make Pistachio Date Biscotti

Man I wish I liked coffee. It smells amazing, there’s the caffeine (of course), but the thing for today is you get to dip your biscotti in it.

I’ve tried dipping these in tea and it’s just … meh. Maybe hot cocoa would work. For now I’ll just enjoy them straight up. Let me know in the comments if you have any better ideas.

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How To Make Black Bean And Bacon Succotash

As a child, “succotash” was always just something Sylvester said when he was frustrated. Turns out succotash is really a side dish made from corn and lima beans.

Well I don’t particularly like lima beans. Black beans are pretty great, though. Hmm, corn and black beans … that’s starting to sound like my black bean and corn salsa. Would that be good as a hot side dish? Only one way to find out!

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How To Make Fried Green Beans with Bacon

When green beans mostly came out of a can they got a reputation as something kids won’t eat. But today you can find fresh green beans nearly year-round in most grocery stores. Fry some up with bacon and I’ll bet your kids love them as much as you do.

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