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Get Forked Friday: Simple Pasta with White Wine Recipe

Pasta

Simple Pasta with White Wine

This dish is for the busy family! No time to make dinner? This is fast easy AND delicious!

What you need

• 1 box of angel hair Pasta
• 6 cloves of fresh garlic, I like mine sliced thinly but you can chop or mince it to, whatever you like
• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted golden
• 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
• Approx. 10 Cherry tomatoes left whole
• 1 cup of white wine
Optional: Your favorite Italian seasoning Salt and Pepper to taste Parmesan Cheese freshly grated
3 leaves of fresh basil

What to do: Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil for pasta. In a small saucepan cook garlic in oil over moderately low heat, stirring, until softened Add pine nuts, Salt and Pepper. Add Lemon Juice, White Wine and Whatever seasoning you choose, if you choose. Reduce wine by approx. half and add tomatoes. Cook pasta in boiling water until al dente, Pull pasta out with tongs, not completely draining and add to the mixture in sauce pan, toss the pasta until well coated. Grate Parmesan on the pasta and rip fresh basil into pieces and sprinkle on top! toss once more, adding more parmesan to serve. This meal is so easy and yummy, add asparagus, broccoli or your favorite vegetable if you want to make the dish more hearty.

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Maria-mills-benatAbout the Author: Maria Mills-Benat is a Port Orange-based chef and has started a service of offering in-home cooking classes. She has a passion for cooking for others and has been doing so professionally for 10 year. Read full bio here.


Get Forked Friday: Corn Casserole - The Sides Series

Corn
Corn Casserole - The Sides Series
 
Corn Casserole
 
What you need:
5 ears of corn (Corn removed from cob)
1 cup sour cream
1 stick of butter, melted
1 (8 oz) package corn muffin mix
1 Clove of Crushed Fresh Garlic
1/4 Cup of Shredded Colby Jack Cheese
1/4 Cup of Shredded Cheddar Cheese
S&P to taste
 
What you need to do: In a large bowl, stir together Corn, corn muffin mix, cheese, sour cream, garlic and butter. Add Salt and Pepper to taste, make sure its mixed well. Pour into a buttered casserole dish, Sprinkle a little extra cheese on top and Bake at 350° for 40 to 45 minutes, or until golden brown.

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Maria-mills-benatAbout the Author: Maria Mills-Benat is a Port Orange-based chef and has started a service of offering in-home cooking classes. She has a passion for cooking for others and has been doing so professionally for 10 year. Read full bio here.