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Tonight, the main course is: Red Baron's Chicken Alfredo.

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The problem is that it's a little bland so I'm trying to figure out what the best seasonings will give it more spice, or at least a more intricate taste. I'm already throwing a lot of salt and pepper in there, what else could one use?

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Well, an Alfredo sauce is supposed to taste mostly buttery, with the addition of the umami taste that comes from Parmesan. You could always add spicy stuff to it, but that will change the taste into something completely different. If you want to stay true to the basics of an alfredo dish, try adding a handful of freshly grated Parmesan and (to add to the rich umami taste) some chopped sundried tomatoes. Herbs that go well with this dish are oregano and sage.

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  • Nutmeg
  • Garlic
  • Crushed Red Pepper
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Tabasco (with filler chars to reach 30)

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