Thursday, September 1, 2011

Thursday, September 1st

There are not a lot of vegan options at Maggiano's to say the least. I had the House Salad $2 (with coupon) to start...
and the Angel Hair Pasta with Olive Oil $12.95 (that price includes another Pasta dish to take home, but I let my Mother take it).
It was a massive portion with tons leftover, so this was my opportunity to try Blessed Mama's Pasta with Sauteed Veggies or Blessed Mama's Leftover Pasta Delight. I think I went with the Pasta with Sauteed Veggies. Mushrooms, Onions, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach were my Veggies of choice. Left out the five cloves of Garlic. Green Olive Spread on the Bread.
I bought one of these Chocolate Creme Filled Cupcakes about a month ago, and finally tried half of it tonight
and it was a million times better than any Cupcake I've ever had in my life. Bar none.
Horrible name. Horrible logo. Fantastic product. Stock up now before the name & logo puts the company out of business.

6 comments:

xvavaveganx said...

Wow you really made that pasta into something awesome! It looks like a beautiful dish! I've seen those cupcakes before but always thought they looked kinda dense and not appetizing but I may have to rethink that now. maybe I'll check it out for a special occasion.

Jessica said...

Lunch with Momma? You better be careful letting out such personal details. Maggiano's is the perfect Italian-American chain - double entrees and low prices! You really did it right at home, though.

I'm amazed Moo-Cluck couldn't be bothered to spell out chocolate. Be sure not to look at their website - it's worse!

Michelle said...

The pasta you made at home looks much better! That was sweet of you to let your mother take the other pasta dish home. lol at what Jessica said. :o) I made veggie pasta too...I actually blogged about it earlier.

Dang that cupcake does look good! It looks a lot like those hostess cupcakes that I used to eat all the time when I was a kid. yeah...they could have done a lot better with the name and logo for sure!
Have a great 3 day weekend!

Molly said...

Sun dried tomatoes are one of my favorite things with pasta.

That cupcake looks sooooo good! I want one. Now!

Rose said...

Moo-Cluck---where do you find all this stuff? Agreed on the logo and the name, but it does look like a most delicious cupcake.

Your rendition of the pasta is 100x better than Maggianos. Looks good!

The Shenandoah Vegan said...

Hey Now!!!!

VaVa, I don't believe the cupcakes are gluten free so don't do it to yourself!

Jessica, good catch on the 'Choc.'. Why go to the trouble to start a vegan baking business and then create such a horrific label? People are so weird.

Michelle2, it is a totally VEGAN Hostess cupcake. Hope you can find them 'down there'.

Molly, Sun-Dried Tomatoes rule!

Rose, what can we do to save the 'Moo-Cluck' company? They have great cupcakes, but they're their own worst enemy when it come to marketing!