If I told you a popular 1984 movie inspired me to make Mushroom and Asparagus Mini Quiches, would you be able to guess which movie? This week, I'm participating in a Movie-Inspired #SundaySupper, with simple instructions: choose a recipe to make inspired by a movie. As a movie lover, I had all sorts of movies I could pick, but my mind was drawn to some of my movie favorites from the 1980's.
I love creamy pasta dishes. Seriously, what's not to like about them? Well, okay, the calories and fat content? I would agree. But that's why we don't eat them daily. We have it in moderation and enjoy them when we do. Good stuff.
One of the newer favorites in our house is this pasta dish that I call Chicken & Artichoke Pasta with Mushrooms. Not a fancy sounding name, but it does the trick. The family raves about it - even those that say that they don't like mushrooms or artichokes (two
Confession: I have never made beef stroganoff without using canned soup.
Every time I've made it, I prepared it with canned cream of mushroom soup. I'm not embarrassed, although I am sure there are some who think I should be, but it was a quick and easy meal that my family (particularly the guys in the house) enjoyed. I never really considered that I didn't need a can of soup.
But, guess what? I don't.
In the iPhone app "How To Cook Everything", there is a recipe called Real Beef