It’s been a while since we had octopus. In fact, we haven’t had octopus since my sous vide disaster with it last June. I still haven’t figured out that disaster to attempt it again. Instead, I have been having way too much fun making homemade pasta. Thanks, John & Stefan. I had forgotten how good fresh made pasta is. This is the third batch of pasta in the 3 weeks. The star of this story, however, is the octopus. Continue reading
Now that we had made this wonderful Pistachio Pesto, we had to make something to go with it. Inasmuch as my food blogging buddies, ChgoJohn at from the Bartolini kitchens and Stefan at Stefan’s Gourmet Blog post a lot of homemade pasta recipes I decided I needed to make a little fresh pasta. So, homemade pasta with pistachio pesto it was. Continue reading
There are just some days you don’t know what to do for dinner. You have lots of wonderful ingredients but for some reason you just can’t piece it together. Then, Baby Lady calls and says she wants a green couscous as part of dinner. What do you do????? Well, in this case, something completely different. Glad she liked it but she’s still complaining about the lack of couscous. Continue reading
Here is something for a little change of pace. Back to light summer flavors. This is a dish you really want to try. Continue reading
So much food and so little time to post of late. Work, life and projects have been interfering with food blogging of late but such is life. Nonetheless, we always have time for food and this was a flavorful weeknight meal.
This is a tasty little dish full of the flavors of summer. It’s simple and quick, perfect for a weeknight meal. Continue reading
Baby Lady loves mussels. I like them a lot but what I really love is clams. Cooked right they are tender, succulent, incredibly juicy and delicately delightful. Continue reading