Written by Carol Kicinski
Written by Todd Porter and Diane Cu
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