Sunday, December 18, 2011

Chaotic Christmas Countdown Day 74

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Chaotic Christmas Countdown
Day 74!

WOW, WOW, WOW!!!  6 Days until Christmas!!!  I can NOT believe it!!  I KNOW that I have said this before BUT I CAN NOT believe it!!!!  :0

Tonight I am sharing ANOTHER one of my EASY, QUICK and AWESOME recipes!!!  I found this one when I was in the Junior League of Houston a friend of mine gave me one of their cookbooks, Stop and Smell the Rosemary!!  We have found SEVERAL family favorites in this book!!!  It is a great cookbook to have in your collection!!!

Penne a'la Vodka

7 tablespoons unsalted butter
3/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
3/4 cup vodka (Russian or Polish)
2 cups canned pureed or crushed Italian tomatoes
3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
1 tsp seasoned salt
1 pound penne pasta, cooked al dente
4 ounces Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
8 fresh basil leaves, chopped
1 pound of boiled shrimp, cooked

Melt butter in large skillet.  Stir in pepper flakes and vodka.  Simmer 2 minutes.  Stir in tomatoes and cream.  simmer 5 minutes.  Add seasoned salt and stir well.  Lower heat and gently stir in pasta and shrimp.  Add Parmesan.  Pour into serving bowls and toss with basil, and serve immediately!!!

ENJOY!!!!!  I LOVE this recipe!!!

See you tomorrow for
Day 75!!!


  1. great ....when do we get it and where is my list......

  2. Hey girly! I got them from Toys r us last year for .39¢ each! If they go on clearance again this I will let you know ASAP! The little boys in his class had a fit over them! Made my day!

  3. Mmm, looks like a good recipe. I love shrimp, and the cream would make this so rich and yummy.


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