• Easy Baked Manicotti

    November 3, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Easy Baked Manicotti I never, ever make Manicotti because I thought it to be anything BUT Easy Baked Manicotti. I have always stuck to making stuffed shells, my recipe for that is linked here. Shells for me, were much easier to stuff then the long tubes of manicotti. But this EASY Baked Manicotti is so simple to make that it even takes less time than my stuffed shells. This recipe uses simple ingredients, like cottage cheese (creamier then ricotta) homemade (or jar sauce) mozzarella and parmesan cheeses and simple spices and herbs. The full, printable recipe is below, which you…

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  • Sunday Sauce

    October 24, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Sunday Sauce, A Classic Comfort Food Sunday Sauce, a classic comfort food that my Mister’s Mom always made us. The sauce is special because it simmers all day creating a rich, fragrant sauce that is perfect with any pasta. I cannot lie, this sauce is a labor of love. Simply for the fact that it needs to be stirred throughout the 6 to 8 hours it needs to cook. Stirring is really the only requirement. This sauce is best made on a Sunday, when everyone is home, cozy on the couch, when it can be tended to throughout the day.…

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  • Best Ever Meatballs

    July 12, 2021thetipsyhousewife

    A Family Tradition These best ever meatballs are a long time family tradition. This is a recipe best made on a Sunday when you can leisurely lounge around the house. You will need to make time to “stir the sauce”. If time is not on your side, this recipe can also be modified for the crock pot so that you can set it and forget it. These best ever meatballs can also be made ahead of time and frozen before cooking for a quick freezer meal on busy days. What makes this recipe different? This recipe is different because you…

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  • No Cook Fresh Tomato Pasta

    July 8, 2021thetipsyhousewife

    No Cooking = A Great Summer Meal I love this No Cook Tomato Pasta recipe for many reasons. One, it is absolutely delicious and has all the flavors of Summer. Two, this recipe literally calls for you to dice up your tomatoes, toss them with a few ingredients and leave them on your counter all day to marinate. The tomatoes plus the salt you will use creates a delicious liquid that will soak into your warm pasta. No cook tomato pasta is great for Summer. Fresh Is Best When It Comes To No Cook Tomato Pasta & Is Great For…

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  • Tik Tok Ramen

    April 7, 2021thetipsyhousewife

    What Is Tik Tok? If you’re following this blog and fit the age demographic of most Tipsy Housewife followers you may or may not be familiar with Tik Tok. Tik Tok is a newer social media platform that features short, one minute max videos on basically any topic. I follow along because of the food videos I learn so much from. This Tik Tok Ramen recipe is one video that went “viral” which means it was showing up in millions of videos . Sometimes these videos are a joke and the recipes turn out to be a ridiculous flop, but…

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  • Shells, chicken, peas and prosciutto in a skillet with a cheesy cream sauce

    Cheesy Chicken & Shells with Peas and Prosciutto

    February 7, 2020thetipsyhousewife

    Cheesy Chicken & Shells with Peas and Prosciutto Everyone loves an easy skillet dinner. Especially one that includes pasta. This cheesy chicken & shells with peas and prosciutto is going to be a family favorite at dinner time. There is a complete recipe at the end of this post with a printable option. I want to go over a few tips and tricks to making this cheesy chicken & shells with peas and prosciutto. This will make it easy for you to make. Let’s get started! The Cheese As you can see from the picture, I used a Cheddar Gruyere…

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  • Kung Pao Spahetti with Crispy Chicken

    Copycat CPK Kung Pao Spaghetti

    January 23, 2020thetipsyhousewife

    Copycat California Pizza Kitchen Kung Pao Spaghetti I love California Pizza Kitchen. CPK has some of my favorite food. My very favorite dish that I order every time I go is the Kung Pao Spaghetti. I think that I have finally mastered a copycat CPK Kung Pao spaghetti recipe. This version is a little more family friendly. The dried chilis that are part of the CPK version are eliminated from this recipe. I added crispy chicken tenders to my copycat CPK Kung Pao spaghetti. You can use chicken or if you like you can use shrimp. While this recipe is…

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  • A bowl of pasta with tomatoes and olive oil.

    Tomato Pasta

    June 25, 2019thetipsyhousewife

    The funny story about this Tomato Pasta is that I found the recipe in an old cookbook and decided to make it for my boyfriend at the time. I can’t remember the name of the cookbook now, but the recipe was so good that for years after we broke up, my ex would mention this pasta to me any time I ran into him. I made some changes to the recipe from the original one that I found in the cookbook back then. I think this version of Tomato Pasta is the best one because it uses such simple ingredients…

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