Covid(-19) Diaries: Asparagus Piccata

*A delicious edit: Add pancetta for a savory addition! During this crazy shelter-in-place time, there have been evenings where we needed to get creative about dinner. This little experiment turned out so well I thought I’d keep it around. It’s pretty much stuff we just had around the house. So I’m calling this Asparagus Piccata,…

Classic Pasta e Fagioli

Back in the Northeast, you’ll hear this classic soup name pronounced all kinds of ways. “Pasta fazhool” was the version I heard most. No matter how you say it, though, it’s still one of my favorites. Remember, the ingredient list here will give proportions, but you can’t really mess up soup. So add more or…

Farfalle & Tomatoes

My favorite, simple dinner is fast and easy to make. The key is having a good oil (I prefer Colavita) and fresh ingredients – even better if you have fresh pasta, too, but that’s not necessary. Ingredients: 1-pound box Farfalle (or penne if you prefer – any pasta will work, honestly) 4-5 fresh Roma or…