Gourmet White Mac & Cheese

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A fresh, flavorful and elegant twist on a comfort food classic!
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Course Side Dishes
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
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Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Heat large covered saucepot of salted water to boiling over high heat. Add pasta and cook as label directs; drain pasta.
  2. Meanwhile, in medium microwave-safe bowl, heat 2 tablespoons butter in microwave oven on high 45 seconds or until melted. Add breadcrumbs and Parmesan, and stir until breadcrumbs are moistened.
  3. In large saucepot, melt remaining 4 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in milk and heat to boiling over medium-high heat, whisking constantly until mixture is smooth and thickens. Remove sauce
  4. Pour pasta mixture into 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Arrange tomatoes in single layer over pasta; sprinkle breadcrumb mixture over tomatoes. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until edges bubble and top is browned.

Baked Apple French Toast

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Enjoy an extra special breakfast this weekend with this scrumptious French toast!
Instructions
  1. The night before: Melt butter in small skillet; stir in brown sugar, and corn syrup. Spread butter mixture into greased 13 x 9 inch baking dish. Arrange apples over butter mixture, top with bread slices.
  2. In large bowl, beat eggs on medium speed 3 minutes. Add half and half milk, granulated sugar, and vanilla extract; beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour mixture evenly over bread slices; cover and refrigerate overnight.
  3. The next morning: Preheat oven to 350°, sprinkle nuts, and cinnamon over bread. Bake, uncovered, 40 minutes, or until bread is golden brown.
  4. Serve with warm syrup. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and top with cream cheese, if desired. Garnish with strawberries, if desired.

Tomato Bisque with Parmesan Crountons

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The ultimate "This is so good! What is this called?" dish!
Instructions
  1. In large saucepot, heat 2 teaspoons butter and oil over medium heat. Add carrot, onion, and celery, and cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add whole tomatoes, diced tomatoes, tomato juice, thyme, sugar, and pepper. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat;
  2. Meanwhile, preheat broiler. Place bread slices on rimmed baking pan. Divide and spread remaining 1 teaspoon butter over bread slices, and sprinkle each with cheese. Broil 3 to 5 minutes or until tops are lightly browned.
  3. In batches, transfer soup to blender and puree. Transfer pureed soup to large bowl before pureeing next batch.
  4. To serve, ladle soup into individual soup bowls. Top each with Parmesan croutons and garnish with thyme leaves.

Roast Beef with Rosemary, Roasted Garlic & Red Wine Sauce

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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 70 minutes
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 70 minutes
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  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Cut off and discard about 1/2 inch from top of garlic to expose tips of most cloves. In small bowl, combine rosemary, 1 tablespoon oil, salt and pepper. Place beef, fat side up, in small roasting pan. Rub beef all over with oil
  2. Roast beef 30 minutes. Reduce heat to 325°. Roast 40 to 45 minutes longer or until internal temperature reaches 130°. Transfer beef and garlic to cutting board; loosely cover beef with foil and let stand 20 minutes. Internal temperature will ris
  3. Meanwhile, when cool enough to handle, squeeze out pulp from garlic head into pan drippings. Lightly mash garlic with fork. Add wine to drippings and cook over medium heat 5 minutes. Mix cornstarch with remaining 1 cup broth; add to pan and heat to boilin

Potato Chowder

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Nourish your body and soul with this comfort food classic!
Instructions
  1. In large saucepot, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add garlic, carrots, celery, and onion, and cook 5 to 6 minutes or until vegetables are almost soft, stirring occasionally. Increase heat to medium; stir in 2 tablespoons flour. Gradually stir in broth.
  2. Add potatoes and heat to simmering. Partially cover and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. In small bowl, whisk together milk and remaining 1 tablespoon flour; stir mixture into soup. Simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until soup thickens slightly, stirring
  3. Ladle soup into bowls to serve.
  4. Makes: 8 cups