Reason number 759 I will never be considered a true “foodie” – I love casseroles. Yep, it’s true.
I know that casseroles are not hip, sexy and cool. In fact if you look in a book of antonyms you will see that the opposite of hip, sexy, and cool is casserole. But I don’t care. I love casseroles and everything they stand for. Didn’t know that casseroles stood for something? Sure they do. They stand for everything good about living in a community;
You may have noticed that I sometimes get obsessed with certain recipes and then proceed to make several variations of the same theme. I like what I like and I like having options of how I can get what I want. Don’t you?
Spaghetti alla Carbonara is one of my all-time favorites. It is so simple, so quick, so classic, and is whipped up with ingredients I always seem to have on hand. So I decided to combine this favorite with another favorite of mine – the frittata.
Somehow in our household the “holiday season” (i.e. a period of time in which the unbridled eating of things that are sugary, fatty, and caloric takes place and is justified because it is “the holidays”) has slowly stretched from a month and a half (Thanksgiving to New Year’s) into almost 6 months!
It started off with
Who doesn’t love spaghetti and meat sauce? I know I am a huge fan but I am also a huge fan of switching things up now and again.
While I love the traditional Italian version, once in a while I take a departure with this Asian inspired take on spaghetti and meat sauce – Asian Ragu.
This is a quick meal to get on the table
Hungry? With 5 ingredients (and I do mean 5 – not 5 plus salt, pepper and olive oil – but 5!) and about 15 minutes or so I can make you one of my all-time favorite gluten free recipes. Seriously good and seriously simple. In fact, I was wondering the other day if this was too simple for some purposes.
I was asked “If you were being executed at dawn, what would you request for your last meal?” The first thing that popped into my head was this Gluten Free Spaghetti all Carbonara recipe. (And yes, my last meal would be gluten free – gluten is not my friend, why would I spend my last night on earth with something that is not my friend?) But then I thought