All posts tagged: fettuccine Alfredo

Can’t Get Enough of Your Grits, Babe

Barry White celebrates his birthday with us this week as we sing together about the good things of life like ham, shrimp, and grits. Come join the disco-funk choir, we’d love to see you! Here’s what we’ve got cooking for you at week’s end: Fettuccine Alfredo with sugar snap peas and ham and shrimp with fried or creamy grits. What We’re Cooking for You at Week’s End Thursday, September 15 Fettuccine Alfredo with sugar snap peas, snow peas, and ham. Fettuccine noodles dressed in a creamy, homemade Alfredo sauce with sugar snap peas and ham added to make a surprisingly light and delicious meal. Our friend and comedian Mike Myers admits, “I came out wanting to be an actor. From my first view of the world, that’s what I wanted to be. I’m made of 99 percent ham and 1 percent water. I was just cooked that way!” Well, these noodles won’t help you be funny, but they sure will help you feel 99 percent good. Hey, that’s a “A.” Like the “a” in ham. See, pork is good …

September 13, 2016 Weekly Menu

“O say can you see…,” Francis Scott Key wrote on September 13, 1814 as Key watched the British bombing Fort McHenry in Maryland. And, as day broke the grip of horrendous night, he saw the flag still flying. Yep. Here’s what we’ve got cooking for you as we move into early fall: Fried pork chops with speckled butter beans, brisket tacos with fresh salsas, fettuccine Alfredo with sugar snaps and ham, and shrimp with fried or creamy grits. What We’re Cooking for You This Week Tuesday, September 13 Fried pork chops, speckled butter beans, and savory-sweet green beans. Blissfully slumbering overnight in a special saucy boudoir of buttermilk and seasonings, these pork chops will ceremoniously swim with their special flour bathing suits in a big pot of hot and lovely grease, and they come served with a fresh speckled butter beans sided by our special savory-sweet green beans. Yes, interestingly enough, amid all the hubbub of gridiron protest during our national anthem of late, we arrive on the day when Francis Scott Key actually penned the famous poem. Originally published in newspapers, the poem …

Let’s Get Orbital, Orbital

Few knew Olivia Newton-John was a space-race fan, but she really wanted her famous hit “Let’s Get Physical” to be “Let’s Get Orbital.” She just loved those men in those funky silver 1960’s era space suits. Well, you’ll just love what’s happening at our house as you approach liftoff to the weekend: Fettuccine Alfredo with sugar snap peas, snow peas, and ham and a shrimptastic Friday with shrimp étouffée on rice. What We’re Cooking for You at Week’s End Thursday, May 5 Fettuccine Alfredo with sugar snap peas, snow peas, and ham. Fettuccine noodles dressed in a creamy, homemade Alfredo sauce with sugar snap peas and ham added to make a surprisingly light and delicious meal. Where in the world does this famous Alfredo sauce originate? Well, the story goes that restauranteur Alfredo De Lelio had a pregnant wife with nausea who was losing weight, and he wanted something nutritious, simple, and hearty to keep her strength for the pregnancy. So, take good, fatty butter, add parmesan-reggiano, a little pasta water, and some fresh fettuccine noodles — presto! You’ve got the original pasta dish …

May 3, 2016 Weekly Menu

The Loch Ness monster has joined us at the table! Apparently, she’s on holiday, enjoying the swollen rivers and bayous of northeast Louisiana — and he’s looking for the elusive giant shrimps reportedly seen because the deluge of water has flushed them from their hiding places. What’s cooking for you this week: Fried pork chops with roasted potatoes and savory-sweet green beans, chicken pot pie, fettuccine Alfredo with sugar snap peas, snow peas, and ham, and a shrimptastic Friday with shrimp étouffée on rice. What We’re Cooking for You This Week Tuesday, May 3 Fried pork chops, roasted red and sweet potatoes, and savory-sweet green beans. Blissfully slumbering overnight in a special saucy boudoir of buttermilk and seasonings, these pork chops will ceremoniously swim with their special flour bathing suits in a big pot of hot and lovely grease, and they come served with a wonderful side of roasted red and sweet potatoes and savory-sweet green beans. Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons famously sang, “Oh, what a night, late December back in ’63! What a very special time for me, as I remember what a night! Oh …