Now that it’s fall, it’s time for soups, stews and braises. I thought we would start if off with this wonderfully flavorful Fideo Soup with Chicken. Looks pretty tasty doesn’t it?
This is one of Baby Lady’s and my favorite pasta dishes. What’s there not to love about pasta, butter, cheese and black pepper? To make it even better, this dish is so fabulously simple. From start to finish (including brining the pasta water to a boil) you have this meal on the table in less than 30 minutes.
Switching gears again, this was a lovely dinner. It was a very attractive presentation and wonderfully flavorful It was also pretty quick and makes a great weeknight meal.
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 Tomato & Red Wine Braised Octopus over Linguini
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 Homemade Pasta with Pistachio Pesto
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. :o Glad she liked it but she’s still complaining about the lack of couscous. :) Continue reading Mediterranean Inspired Swordfish on Linguini
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 Scallops & Asparagus with Capelli d’angelo & Minneola Tangelo Butter Cream Sauce