Carrot and Tomato Tagliatelle

This weekend was the San Diego Half Marathon, which Julia had signed up to run a few months ago. The race was early Sunday morning, so Saturday was spent preparing – and by preparing we mean making pasta. We both grew up going to endless team pasta dinners before swimming and field hockey events, so it’s… Continue reading Carrot and Tomato Tagliatelle

Weeknight Bolognese

Sometimes you just need to make yourself a big bowl of pasta. This recipe goes together in under an hour and really hits the spot when you’re in need of a quick, hearty pasta dish. Recipe Link All the critical ingredients for cooking a pasta dish: fresh basil, grated parmesan, minced garlic…and a cold beer. This… Continue reading Weeknight Bolognese

Spinach Pesto Pappardelle with Corn, Beans, & Ricotta

As weekends slow down following a busy summer, we’re taking the opportunity to get ourselves back into the kitchen, whether we’re just cooking for ourselves or hosting a dinner party. We don’t often eat pasta these days, but certainly still enjoy it! Julia selected a spinach pesto pappardelle from our favorite pasta recipe book which… Continue reading Spinach Pesto Pappardelle with Corn, Beans, & Ricotta

Mushroom Bolognese

In honor of Mother’s Day, we decided to make a very motherly dish…spaghetti.Well, kind of. We made a Mushroom Bolognese which is slightly better than spaghetti. Although Bolognese sauces can typically be on the unhealthy side, this mushroom bolognese from Cookinglight.com was a bit lighter, using ground pork instead of beef, and replacing a large… Continue reading Mushroom Bolognese