Review: No-Boil Lasagna Noodles

No Boil Noodle Review

With a toddler running around the house Dana and I have limited time to cook.  We love lasagna, but having to haul out the giant stock pot to boil the noodles is a pain.  Besides the extra dishes, the extra time needed to boil the noodles adds precious time to our already chaotic day.  So we had high hopes when we tried out the No-Boil Lasagna noodles.  The thought of just assembling the lasagna without the hassle was too good to be true.  Or was it?

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Sirloin Tips with Mushrooms

Sirloin Tips with Mushrooms

Back in the day I used to work at a go-kart track that was situated right next to Ponderosa Steak House.  One of my favorite lunch time meals was Sirloin Tips.  I haven’t thought of that for a while until I went to the store and saw that top sirloin steaks were on sale.  So … Read moreSirloin Tips with Mushrooms

Noodles and Co. Wisconsin Mac and Cheese – Hacked

I love Noodles and Company. Every chance I get, I go there to eat. However, since I have moved, the closest one is 20 minutes away. My favorite dish is their Wisconsin Mac and Cheese. It is a fun dish where there is a cheesy sauce in the bottom of the bowl. Then, it is topped with macaroni noodles. To finish it off, it is topped with cheese. At your table you mix it all together to make a great mac and cheese. After a few iterations I have found a suitable substitute.

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Chicken and Dumpling Noodle Soup (From Scratch)

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup from Scratch

Although it doesn’t seem to get that cold here in Richmond, we did have a nice cool spell where we had a few days in the 60s.  As soon as I felt a little chill I wanted to make soup.  I love soup and in turn I really enjoy making it.  You put in a … Read moreChicken and Dumpling Noodle Soup (From Scratch)

Dumpling Noodles

Dumpling Noodles

Every once in a while I will go out to eat and there will be an amazing soup with delicious dumpling-like noodles in it.  I have always wondered how or where they get their noodles.  Then I started to mess around with dumpling recipes to see if I could turn them into noodles.  I was … Read moreDumpling Noodles

Birthday Lasagna

Dana's Birthday Lasagna

This week Dana got a year older.  For her sake, we will not divulge the exact age.  However, her only request was to have lasagna made with beef and not Italian sausage.  So I whipped up some homemade noodles and put together her Birthday Lasagna.  It was a great little lasagna.  I may not be Italian, but I … Read moreBirthday Lasagna

Stir-Fried Chicken Chow Mein

I wanted to make a fried Udon Dish, but I could not find Udon noodles for the life of me.  I checked the stores close to me and the closest thing I could find was Chow Mein Noodles.  I know they are not even close, but they worked great.  If you can find Udon feel free to substitute it instead of the chow mein.  No matter what noodle you use, this dish is fantastic.

Chicken Chow Mein

The noodles were fried just long enough to give them some color from the pan.  Fantastic!

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