Tag Archives: Italian

Spaghetti with meat sauce. 12/11/18

Having eaten Italian food for three weeks in December I took a little break from it after we got home. Now I think enough time has passed to start making it again. The sauce I make is based on ground … Continue reading

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Planned-overs. 10/5/18

On Thursday as I was making the couscous for dinner I thought that I would put in some vegetables to give it some color and texture. But I was also thinking, I know I will have leftover couscous and I … Continue reading

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Cacio e Pepe. 9/8/17

According to my planned menu I was supposed to be making spaghetti with breadcrumbs, olives, and capers yesterday but I am still feeling the jet lag and by dinner time I just wanted something even easier than my original plan. … Continue reading

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Cacio e pepe. 7/31/18

When I was in Rome in March I had this plate of cacio e pepe and it was just delicious. It was maybe the best dish I had on our Italy trip-simply made but perfect! Big shout out to Leonetti’s! … Continue reading

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Sweet Italian sausage and polenta. 6/10/18

Our son and two grandkids have arrived for a fun week in the hopefully not too blazing sun of Utah! Obviously there will be less time for blogging as we hike, swim, play games, travel to the Grand Canyon, etc., … Continue reading

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Pasta, fajitas, burger, all American!

Notice that I did not use All-American. Why? Because all these foods are mainstream American fare. What a boon to get up each day and decide what type of cuisine you want to eat and then run out to your … Continue reading

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April 23, 2016 – Spaghetti with meat sauce

I guess having a wheat spaghetti is not the most kosher thing one can eat during Passover but we tend to bend the rules. After having some matzoh and butter for hors d’oeuvres, we had an easy pasta with some … Continue reading

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