Category Archives: Pasta

Lunches only. 12/19/18

For the last few days we have been making lunch our main meal. On the day we drove from Orvieto to Lucca we stopped in the little town of Reggello to visit the Masaccio Museum. After we had Sunday lunch … Continue reading

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Humble Offerings. 12/14/18

Tonight we go out to a simple wine bar in the neighborhood near our hotel in Orvieto. Our first thought is to have a little antipasti and a glass of wine but the appetizer is so good we decide to … Continue reading

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Birthday Celebration! 12/8/18

Every year I celebrate my birthday with my friend who has a birthday the day after mine. We have been doing this for many years, probably more years than most of my readers have been alive! It is a fun … Continue reading

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Simply spaghetti. 12/1/18

Last night we opened a jar of Bertolli tomato sauce and cooked up some thick spaghetti. I usually make my own sauces but we got a late start on supper so it was the jar for us. I am not … Continue reading

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Planning ahead. 11/25/18

Yesterday I thought to myself, if I do not start planning and cooking ahead my whole house of cards is going to fall down. ¬† I am not sleeping well and I need occasional little naps. Often I need a … Continue reading

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Chickpea stew with turkey sausage. 11/20/18

I finish up the chickpea stew that I made this morning with ditalini, a package of dark greens (no Romaine), and a little turkey sausage to make it hardier. It is actually fine without the meat but I am trying … Continue reading

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A favorite. 11/4/18

Whenever our son comes to visit he always requests his favorite. Surprisingly I do not recall making this for him when he was a kid. ¬†This dish is actually just some of his favorite things – meatballs, noodles, gravy, and … Continue reading

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