Macaroni Salad

Classic Macaroni Salad

This macaroni salad recipe is a great side dish for bar-b-ques and picnics.  Perfect for Labor Day!  What makes this macaroni salad a hit is the dressing.  The secret ingredient is pickle juice.  It adds a sweetness that balances the onion and vinegar.  I recommend making this recipe 4 to 24 hours in advance so the flavors marry.  This will allow time for the pasta to chill and soak up all the delicious dressing ingredients. Read more

Shrimp and Pasta in a White Wine Cream Sauce

Shrimp and Pasta in a White Wine Cream Sauce

This shrimp and pasta in a white wine cream sauce recipe is what I’d call and easy pantry recipe.  I made this dinner after work with no stop at the grocery store on the way home.  I just grabbed what was in the pantry and the freezer and tossed the ingredients together.  Easy, simple, delicious.  You can use any shape of pasta and even toss in some veggies if you are so inclined. I also love that this is a one-pot meal so it’s easy clean-up as well.   Read more