Magical Meals Made Easy by Stephanie Ashcraft, Donna Kelly, Toni Patrick
Whether you are new to cooking or you’ve been slaving in the kitchen for years, this book will provide you with 400 foolproof recipes for successfully putting dinner on the table. These recipes are easy to prepare with simple, step-by-step instructions and basic ingredients found at your local supermarket. It’s a must for the home cook library!
Stephanie Ashcraft, author of the original 101 Things To Do With A Cake Mix, has taught cooking classes based on the tips and meals in her cookbooks for almost twenty years. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.
Donna Kelly is the author of several cookbooks, including French Toast, 101 Things To Do With a Tortilla, 101 Things To Do With Chicken, 101 Things To Do With Tofu, 101 Things To Do with Canned Soup, and 101 Things To Do With a Toaster Oven. She lives in Provo, Utah.
Toni Patrick is also the author of 101 Things to Do with Ramen Noodles, 101 Things to Do with Mac & Cheese, and 101 Things to Do with Canned Biscuits. She lives in Colorado.
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Seafood Pasta with Lemon Herb Dressing
1 box macaroni and cheese
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
1 tablespoon drained capers
1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon
1/2 tablespoon minced fresh dill
1 /2 teaspoon sugar
3 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
1/2 pound Dungeness crabmeat
1/2 pound cooked medium shrimp
Boil macaroni in a large pot of salted water until al dente, stirring occasionally.
In a medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, green onions, capers, tarragon, dill, cheese packet, sugar, lemon juice and oil; whisk to combine.
In a large bowl, combine cooked macaroni, celery, crabmeat and shrimp; toss with dressing. Chill at least 1 hour before serving.