Vodka Sauce

Try these homemade vodka sauces if you are looking for a new spin on traditional pasta recipes. These homemade pasta sauces contain a splash of vodka plus other delicious ingredients like tomatoes, cheeses, and cream.

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Penne with Creamy Vodka Sauce

Prego Italian Sauce

This recipe will win you many accolades with its bright, luscious sauce.

Total: 25 mins

Penne With Vodka Sauce

Family Circle

Vodka and Canadian bacon set this tomato sauce apart from other spaghetti sauces. The result is a robustly flavored pasta recipe perfect for winter meals.

Cheesy Shell-Stuffed Shells

Better Homes and Gardens

Citrus Liqueur

Midwest Living

Try this homemade version of the classic Italian limoncello as a food gift for friends, or simply served chilled after dinner as part of dessert.

Pasta alla Vodka

Family Circle

Tomato Vodka Cream Pasta Sauce with Fettuccine

Midwest Living

You can serve the creamy marinara-like sauce over any pasta. We chose fettuccine to make this sophisticated side dish.

Total: 30 mins

Cranberry Infused Vodka

The Food Channel

A cranberry infused libation that imparts a striking deep red color and fresh, vibrant cranberry to any seasonal cocktail.

Spicy Shrimp Linguine with Vodka Sauce


Jarred marinara sauce tastes homemade when you add a splash of vodka, sauteed shrimp and fresh basil.

Penne with Vodka Sauce & Capicola


Our velvety tomato sauce is spiked with cubes of salty capicola and a few shots of vodka. Make it a Meal: Caesar salad and a glass of Pinot Noir will shine with this dish.

Total: 35 mins

Vodka, Hot & Spicy -- We Gotcha with Sriracha!

Vodka! How CRAZY can it get? No sooner had we told you about Pinnacle's new Cinnamon-Roll Cinnabon vodka -- so perfect for those breakfast hangovers -- that we heard about another vodka with Sriracha sauce.

Father's Day Feast, Spiked with Liquor and Love

Dad's been drinking all afternoon! And so have you. But that's okay because it's his special day, and each of these great Father's Day recipes uses some kind of alcohol, not, as it turns out, to convert the backyard into the conference room at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce but to add flavor to wonderful dishes like grilled beer can chicken; steak, with either an Irish whisky or a red wine sauce; rum-glazed ribs; and fresh salmon with vodka.

How to Mix a Bloody Good Bloody Mary

The Bloody Mary has been called the world's most complex cocktail, but ask anyone who has enjoyed one over brunch, and they'll tell you the drink is well worth the effort. At heart, the Bloody Mary is really a simple mix of vodka and tomato juice, but it's the added ingredients -- everything from Worcestershire sauce to celery stalks -- that give this cocktail its personality. According to most reports, Bloody Marys first appeared in the 1930s, though there is some mystery as to where they made their debut (New York or Paris are the frontrunners).

7 Loaded-with-Flavor, Low-Cal Spaghetti Sauce Recipes

As the magazines in the checkout line will no doubt soon start to proclaim, swimsuit season is just about upon us, but there's one comfort food that you don't have to sacrifice: a satisfying bowl of spaghetti topped with a zesty spaghetti sauce. Here we've gathered some of our best low-calorie spaghetti sauce recipes --but don't worry, low-cal definitely doesn't mean low on flavor. From a classic tomato sauce seasoned with a blend of Italian spices to a chunky tomato-and-meat sauce that even forgoes pasta for the unexpected base of spaghetti squash, each of these recipes is as hearty and delicious as it is healthy.

Gin It Up! How to Stock the Perfect Home Bar

Let's see, you'll need one bourbon, one scotch, one beer -- but not all at once, as the Glee choir would have it. No, if you want to become the best host or hostess in the neighborhood, just download this handy chart from that shows exactly what you need to stock the perfect home bar. Yes, you will need gin, for those killer martinis of yours, and vodka, of course, in case the gang drops over for brunch on Sunday morning.

Creative Christmas: Homemade Gifts from Your Kitchen

We all know the jokes about the Christmas fruitcake that comes in the mail and ends up as a door stopper. Sadly, that mythical fruitcake (like something out of National Lampoon's version of Christmas) seems to have tarnished what is an otherwise sweet and thoughtful Christmas gift idea: homemade gifts right from your kitchen. If you're like us, you no doubt have a whole list of people you'd like to spread some holiday cheer to--neighbors, coworkers, friends.

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