Bolognese sauce is one of my absolute favorite dishes. When made the authentic Italian way it involves a slow simmering pot on the stove all afternoon, filling the house with its glorious smells of tomatoes, herbs and spices. I like to serve it over pasta with fresh made bread (because who doesn’t love fresh bread to sop up that sauce with?) and a salad. However, like most working ladies, I don’t always have time to have a pot of something simmering on the stove all afternoon, so to the chagrin of many an Italian grandmother I made up this weeknight version.
Every week for over a year I have been posting meal plans to help you keep your food life in line, over time I have tried to focus some of these meal plans based on seasons, health trends and special diets. [Read more…]
Is anyone else getting excited about spring?
I totally am. I mean I love winter too, but we’ve had a lot of ups and downs with our weather over here and I feel like for the 2nd or 3rd year in a row we kind of got jipped on winter. I figure we can just move on to spring already. [Read more…]
The weather is playing trick on us over here in the northeast. On Saturday it was sunny and 70, Chuck and I were strolling downtown, coat-less in February. Then on Sunday it was snowy, windy and cold, surprisingly this was still pretty nice for February, which is typically one of (if not THE) the coldest months of the year. [Read more…]
This is kind of an indulgent post, all about me. It’s my birthday weekend, so I think I’m totally allowed. It is my blog after all, right?