Ok, so I know it’s not summer yet, but with the beautiful warm weather we had this weekend, I could not resist making this pasta. It is so easy and soooo good. Summer pasta is filled with garlic, fresh tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, chopped basil, and tons of parmesan cheese! It requires very little cooking time,…
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I love Greek meatballs, almost more than I love Italian meatballs or Swedish meatballs. So many good meatballs, so little time. When we were on our honeymoon in Greece we had the best meatballs in the Fira section of Santorini. They were filled with mint and parsley and drenched in a delicious red sauce….
Blue Cheese and Apple Salad with Balsamic Fig Dressing
One of our family’s favorite salads combine salty, tangy blue cheese, some kind of apple, some kind of nut, and some sort of figgyness, I love it no matter which combo we whip up, but this is by far my favorite. The dressing has fig butter (find it at Trader Joes!), mustard, garlic, and balsamic….
Spaghetti all’amarticiana is by far my favorite pasta of all time. It just doesn’t get any better than pork, tomato, red pepper flakes, garlic, and pecorino cheese. They are just some of the best things on Earth, and they blend together beautifully in this delectable sauce. The first time I had all’amatriciana (ama-tree-chi-ana) it was…
Bacon Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies
Woof, that name is a mouth full, but man these bacon butterscotch oatmeal cookies are deeeelicious. A few weekends ago when I got back from a weekend without Steve I was brainstorming what sort of sweeet treat I could fix for him. He was to be getting home from a long day of fire…