Let's Eat! · Pasta

Pasta Alla Norma

Pasta Alla Norma. The first time I heard mention of this dish was in Eldorado County which lies east of Sacramento. This beautiful area has rolling vineyards and big wines. Our friend and winemaker John Miller talked about his favorite Italian dish called "Pasta Alla Norma". I'm from the northern part of Italy and wasn't… Continue reading Pasta Alla Norma

Let's Eat! · Veggies

The Blah Zucchini

Let's face it, zucchini is versatile because on it's own it has very little flavor. This is why it is a perfect vegetable that we can add to cakes, muffins, stir-fry, pasta etc.  I've even had it on pizza...I loved it! Yesterday I made one of my favorite zucchini recipes from The American Academy in… Continue reading The Blah Zucchini

Let's Eat! · Pasta

Saffron Pasta with Pork and Tomato Sauce

Pasta, the ultimate comfort food.  I have several years of Bon Appetit  magazines filed by month rather than by year.  So for instance all of my May issues are all together etc.  I like to arrange my cooking magazines this way so I can look through recipes that will be seasonal to our local Farmer's… Continue reading Saffron Pasta with Pork and Tomato Sauce