Wednesday, May 18, 2011

My Carrabba's Pasta Personality Quiz results and more

I love Carrabba's! My Sister-In_law and I (who share the same Birthday) love to celebrate at Carrabba's. The food is amazing, the atmosphere is fabulous, and everyone enjoys themselves. Unfortunately, once the kids came along, it just became to too difficult to enjoy the family time in the restaurant, so now, we use their Curbside Carry Out Service and not only do we get to enjoy Carrabba's food, but we get to do it at home and where all the children can do their thing, while we enjoy dinner and each other's company.

Carrabba's has just introduced their Carrabba's Pasta Personality Quiz..
I decided to take it and see if my personality was my favorite dish (which is Chicken Parm)..

Well, it turns out, my personality is:
You’re genuine and well loved, like Carrabba’s Spaghetti and Meatballs. Your warm and comforting personality makes you everybody’s best friend. So go for our equally popular hand-prepared meatballs over perfectly cooked imported spaghetti.

The fact that I am spaghetti, is kind of ironic. My Father-In-Law makes the most amazing homemade sauce that I do my best to replicate. I love to take the time to make this delicious sauce and then share it with family and friends. I always try to make enough to freeze as well. It really is a labor of love.

It's a tradition in the family to give a new mom, several small containers of the sauce so it's an easy meal when caring for the new baby.. I have gotten this wonderful gift 3 times and it's just so wonderful!

The ingredients include; tomato paste, garlic, onion, stew meat chunks, mild italian sausage (though we choose to not include this one when making it for ourselves), olive oil, and believe it or not, shortening (such as crisco) It literally takes all day and it's not one of those, leave it and go recipes. It needs to be stirred and watched.

Now, I cannot share the exact measurements as this is a Family Recipe handed down so I do not want to get myself in trouble with my husband's family.

When my Father-In-Law makes the sauce, it's usually a Steak and Spaghetti night at their house and the whole family shows up. All 5 grandkids (my 3, and my Brother-In-Law's 2 girls) will eat his dinner. It's a wonderful time to share a good meal and spend time on a regular day with those you love.

Like Carrabba's Facebook page, and Take the Carrabba's Pasta Personality Quiz for yourself

Also, Check out the Carrabba’s Signature Pasta Meals and New Limited Time Offers

Carrabba's Signature Pasta Meals, features 7 distinctive dishes served with choice of soup or fresh salad starting at $10. This is a great deal, and I have to say, could make a great date night!

CARRABBA’S PASTA: Carrabba’s makes every pasta dish by hand with the freshest ingredients. Pasta is cooked perfectly every time and signature sauces are made from scratch daily. Creative flavors and combinations of ingredients are part of Carrabba’s authentic family recipes as well as new creations.

LIMITED TIME OFFERS: Now through July 2011.
Featured Signature Pasta Meal:
Pasto Rambo – Named for the chef who created it, it’s made with shrimp tossed with imported Italian linguine, spinach, mushrooms, and tomatoes sautéed in our basil lemon butter sauce. Lobster is available instead of shrimp for an additional cost.

Other Limited Time Offers:
Parmesan-crusted Chicken – Topped with fresh arugula and grape tomatoes tossed in a hand-prepared lemon vinaigrette, served with choice of side. Substitution of wood-grilled chicken also available. Pairs well with Estancia Pinot Grigio.

Prosciutto-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin – Three pork tenderloin medallions wrapped with prosciutto, wood-grilled and topped with an apple and fig infused port wine sauce, served with the vegetable of the day. Pairs well with Coppola Pinot Noir.

Limoncello Bread Pudding – Back by popular demand! Brioche bread pudding made with fresh Madagascar vanilla beans and a rich custard, served hot out of the oven. Topped with Blue Bell vanilla ice cream and drizzled with Carrabba’s homemade Caravella Limoncello liqueur sauce.

Now Introducing:
Peach Sangria – Carrabba’s new light and fruity Peach Sangria blends Copper Ridge White Zinfandel, Absolut Apeach vodka and Patrón Citrónge with a splash of citrus. Topped with a fresh lemon wedge and strawberry, it’s a taste of the Amalfi Coast in spring.

“I wrote this blog post while participating in the SocialMoms and Carrabba’s blogging program, for a gift card worth $50. For more information on how you can participate, click here.”

1 comment:

  1. It depends on what kind of pasta you prefer.


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