Am I the only one getting this amazing Kansas City Star newspaper at home? I surely hope not! Ladies, If you are not subscribed to this 6 page fashion newspaper you are missing OUT.  This is not your typical newspaper, it is designed specially for those of us who like to shop, keep up with the latest trends and do it with flair and on a budget. This print is full of National Brand coupons! It comes every Wednesday and Sunday.

This newspaper covers topics ranging from accessories such as headphones, to statement-making envelope clutches, to food, electronics and smart reads for kids! This newspaper has it all. My favorite in this last week’s edition?

…Well I guess I can share it with you:

Crab Lemon Basil Pasta. 

CrabLemonPasta1 pound spaghetti

1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

6-8 garlic cloves, chopped

1 cup chopped fresh basil

Pinch of kosher salt

Pinch of freshly ground back pepper

1/2 pound cooked fresh crabmeat

1 lemon quartered

In a large pot, cook the spaghetti in boiling salted water according to package directions until al dente. Drain and set aside. Add the olive oil and butter to the same pot and set it over medium heat. When the butter is melted, add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Turn off the heat and return the spaghetti to the pot, tossing until it is coated with the garlic sauce. Add the tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper and toss gently. Divide the pasta among four plates and top each serving with some crabmeat. Squeeze one lemon quarter over each dish.

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I hope your pasta tastes as good as mine did.

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