This little pasta dish was so darn easy to make that I’m almost embarrassed to tell you about it. Seriously. It took hardly any time, much less skill, at all. But then I realized that it is precisely because of the dish’s simplicity that I had to share it with you. Because if your life is anything like my crazy, hectic one, a simple, mindless pasta recipe in the middle of the week might be just the thing you need to keep you from diving off the deep end and into that big bowl of leftover Halloween candy still sitting on your dining room table. Go on, admit it. I know you’ve been sneaking those little fun size Snickers bars. But, don’t worry. I won’t tell, because I’ve been sneaking them too. And the M & Ms. And the Milk Duds. And the…..well, you get the picture. The point is, that even though this pasta dish contains no chocolate, it’s comforting, satisfying and very tasty. Did I mention that it has bacon in it too?
Thursday, August 19, 2010 • 14 Comments
Boiled Kale with a Fried Egg and Toast is the simplest of simple dishes, yet it is so incredibly delicious. It’s just kale, simmered in chicken stock with onions, and served on toast with a luscious, gooey, runny fried egg on top. If you’re feeling really daring like I was, you can also fry up some bacon to toss in the mix. No fancy bells and whistles here. Yet, once I began thinking about this guileless little dish, I couldn’t stop!
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 • 56 Comments
I’ve always considered myself to to be a hip and trendy kind of girl, especially when I was in my twenties. As you get older, though, it gets a little harder to pull it off. Still, I try to keep up with the times. Having a sixteen year old …
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 • 29 Comments
Wedding Crashers is on the marquee this month at Dinner and a Movie. This romantic comedy is about Washington, D.C. divorce mediators John and Jeremy, business partners and lifelong friends, who share a unique hobby – crashing weddings! Their plan is to charm their way into any wedding – …