Before we get started, I’d like to confess that I have NEVER made a “real” Carbonara. The creaminess of this pasta traditionally comes from egg yolks. From what I’ve researched, there is always bacon or pancetta and parmesan cheese is a MUST. While googling carbonara the question “is spaghetti carbonara good for you?” popped up… Continue reading Avocado Carbonara
It’s not often that I write a blog containing multiple recipes, but I’ve been eating so many damn mushrooms lately, I had to make an exception. Also, does anyone read this part of the blog? When I’m looking for a recipe I tend to scroll through all the yapping and go straight to the good… Continue reading MUSHROOMS! breakfast, lunch & dinner.
I DID IT. I made this creepy red wine pasta that’s been sweeping the world wide net! In honor of Trump getting elected, I wanted to make a pasta that reflected the TEARS OF BLOOD I HAVE BEEN CRYING. After an application process that’s taken over 4 years and $$$ I finally got my US… Continue reading RED WINE PASTA
I love pasta. I love meat sauce. I love it so much that I decided to make TWO completely different dishes using the popular “pasta and meat sauce” combo. Spaghetti squash & ground chicken boats Spaghetti & meatballs in red sauce Let’s start with the lighter option. Spaghetti squash is one of those neat veggies… Continue reading Spaghetti and Meat Sauce, Two Ways!
Matt and I have been talking about chicken parmesan for weeks now. We wanted to go to a place in Etobicoke where he says it’s the best damn parm he’s ever tasted. I love a challenge so I decided to make my own version. Chicken parm is actually quite easy, it just takes a bit… Continue reading Chicken Parm
Let me start by saying I LOVE farmers’ markets. I went to the Dufferin Grove one and got a beautiful loaf of rosemary bread, peaches, chard, kale, tomatoes and fancy mushrooms. LOOK HOW FANCY! Once I bought all this my friend Steph invited me to her cottage so I had to use up this fresh… Continue reading Pasta and Salad