Archive | Pasta

Keepin’ It Simple

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This is such a simple meal. Like, simple to the dimple. Like, simple to the dimple to the pimple. Okay pimple is NOT a word appropriate for a food blog. My apimplegies. POLOGIES. Anyway, if you like your dimples simpled, try this simple one. …dimple. Chicken Chunks and Orzo with a Pesto Drizzle: What it […]

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Linguine With Anchovy Sauce and Breadcrumbs

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I always forget how amazing anchovies are. They are like hidden gems in the world of flavor. They wear capes, fly around saving dishes with their super powers and frankly, they make the world a better, safer place. Sadly though, they are either forgotten about, or people are so terrified to cook with them that […]

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Balentime’s Bay!

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I’m back! And you’ll never guess what I brought with me. A hefty case of the sniffles, a sore throat and a stopped-up nose. Yay! I’m not sure if it was the four plane rides in the middle of winter, or the fact that my sister coughed right in my face after warning me about […]

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Sesame Noodles

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Two snow days in a row have taught me something vitally important. The Cosby show is still genius. Sesame Noodles: What it took for 2: * 1/2 pound whole wheat spaghetti * 3 Tbs. all natural peanut butter * 3 Tbs. soy sauce * 2 Tbs. brown sugar * 1 tsp sambal oelek * 6 […]

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Making Fresh Pasta. Oh Yes You Can.

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As I sit here Sunday afternoon, still sipping my reheated morning coffee and keeping an eye on yet another Winter blast on the way, I have four thoughts: 1) Our local weatherman lied. 2) I really need a manicure. 3) Why is it not April? 3) Make fresh pasta in small batches. It’s a lot […]

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Spiedini + Bev = True Love

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A week ago yesterday Aaron and I attended a wonderful dinner party with a group of dang good people. We each contributed our part of the dinner, but the main course was supplied by the fabulous hosts. They prepared a most succulent chicken spiedini with 2 pasta sides. You guys, I have not been able […]

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A New Kind of Sauce

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Can I see a show of hands of you who love eating pasta? Good, good. Now, can I see a show of hands of those watching their waistline? Yep, new year, makes sense. Lastly, can I see a show of hands of you who would like a healthier take on pasta with a rich sauce […]

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Power Foods For Your Face

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So yesterday I came home to see a package at my front door. I don’t know about you, but I love seeing brown paper packages tied up with string at my front door step. Sorry, Fraulein Maria moment. Inside the package was a cookbook I ordered a few days ago. The cookbook is called Power […]

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