So the other day I wanted to prepare a quick lunch and as usual I opened the fridge and looked for inspiration and there it was: zucchini and Asiago cheese. And there I thought pasta with raw zucchini and diced Asiago!
The other day I decided to bring pasta to a potluck kind of party. As usual when you bring pasta you should choose something that is good eaten cold, that doesn’t dry out, that doesn’t have any weired ingredient in that people might not like or recognize and so on. To this list I add my personal requirements: easy to make and cheap: after all for these parties is often more about quantity than quality. So this time I made a pasta salad with home-made ricotta and celery.
Barbecue season is finally, maybe, starting also in the midwest and with it the question “what do I bring?”. I have a tendency to choose to bring pasta for at least a couple of good reasons: is cheap, is good, can be cooked in a number of different ways, and is easy to transport. This last time I chose to cook pasta with roasted tomatoes. It is very simple and makes quite an impression. I noticed that cooking a simple dish with flavorful ingredients is often more successful than cooking a complex dish, so I am sticking with those sort of dish when I cook for a lot of people: it make my life easier and the guests happy.
I am happy to report I stuck to this project long enough to make it to post 100! For this post I am going to give you a super simple pasta dish, but mostly I want to thank some of the people that have inspired me in this journey with their blog, their comments and their support. Read the post to the end and grab your well deserved awards!
Another pasta dish, simple and tasty. Maybe I should start a series on this pasta dishes great for quick lunches or fast dinners that are ready in 20 minutes. What I love about this pastas is that the sauce is so fast that they are ready in the time needed to cook the pasta and they taste so much better than something out of a can, frozen or microwaved. And seriously it takes about the same time.