Oodles of noodles!

The other night, my boyfriend made fried noodles with slices of steak and assorted vegetables (green beans, red bell peppers, broccoli, carrots, and celery). It was a very simple and quick dish, made with a parmesan-garlic-butter sauce. It was really good! I enjoyed it very much. My bf told me the entire meal (enough for the two of us, and leftovers for me to bring for my home lunch the next day) costed him less than $20. Amazing deal, huh?

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For Father’s Day this year, we made my dad homemade lasagna. We made two kinds: both with ground turkey, but one with arugula and the other with broccoli.

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First time cooking with arugula. Yum!!!

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Bam! This one was the winner! Lasagna with ground turkey and broccoli.

It’s been a long time since I last made lasagna. I forgot how simple it is to made! It’s all about layering and layering!

I first cooked the ground turkey with the Alfredo sauce and garlic (gotta have the garlic!). I layered the pan with the no-bake noodles (decided to try that) and the turkey-sauce mix, arugula/broccoli, and ricotta/mozzarella/pepper Jack cheeses, and repeated the steps until the pan was full. We topped the lasagna with shoestring fries before popping them into the oven. Yum! It was a yummy Father’s Day dinner!

Get your lamb special!

Earlier this week, my bf and I dined at the Cattle Company Steakhouse (aka Black Angus Steakhouse). I love it there. Their food is always scrumptious and it’s such a great deal! I ordered the (half-rack) lamb chop special. Oh.my.goodness! It was to-die-for! The chops were so juicy and that mint chimichurri sauce was an amazing pair with the meat. I’m not too much of a mint fan, but that sauce was killer!! I have to try making it. It so reminded me of fresh pesto sauce. Yum!

These recipes looks very simple: http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/mint_chimichurri/ & https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1015754-lamb-with-mint-chimichurri

I’m going to try this next time I make lamb at home. I’m excited!

I hope they add this to their main menu! It was such a great deal, and so, so delicious!

Cattle Company Steakhouse (aka Black Angus Steakhouse)
98-1262 Kaahumanu St.; Pearl City, 96782
https://www.blackangus.com/

Happy Thursday!