Tempeh bolognese Almost Vegan

You can use any pasta shape you like in this. I have made it with spaghetti before, but you really need a shape that the sauce can cling towith spaghetti, I found myself slurping up the pasta and having to take a separate bite of sauce. I much prefer rotini. Penne would be good, too.

A note about bolognese

Interestingly enough, authentic bolognese is nothing like the version found outside of Italy. The real stuff, which originated in Bologna (of course), has almost no tomato in... Read More

Mikkeller nelson sauvin brut

The picture of mikkeller nelson sauvin brut and berliner weisse style with masters degree history Happy New Years Eve! I am a Champagne or sparkling wine proponent for your NYE toast. With that said, I believe there are a few beers that are not only appropriate as an alternative to sparkling wines but excellent in their own right and should be considered either in... Read More

Share moms blueberry

The picture of share moms blueberry and counter space work Our peach cobbler from all the peaches we picked turned out to be quite the success! I wasnt really sure what was going to happen since we couldnt find a recipe we were 100% happy with and kind of combined 2-3 to make our own.

Ps main request was that we DIDNT use rolled oats/oatmeal/etc. for the topping. My mom uses yellow cake mix... Read More

The Cubicle s Backporch What not to do

The picture of wal mart yesterday and plastic cookie tins with batch sugar cookies As mentioned in my previous post, in the Christmas spirit, I decided to make cookies for people in my office. I decided I would make sugar, chocolate chip (my signature cookie), and no-bake cookies. I wanted to get them done last night b/c most people are out next week on vacation. So I went to... Read More

Laura Castellini s Pizza

The picture of array inch round tins and toppingsgorgonzola tomato sauce with chair lauras crust The first time I ate Lauras pizza she made twenty-four of them for a group of six people. When we walked into her familys centuries-old walled garden in Radicondoli, her husband, Marco, showed us their wood-fired oven, which was alight with red coals. He said it would be... Read More

Wine and Cheese Please

The picture of schoolyard laugh lot and travel partners hilary with foot church anyone Whenever Hilary and I get together after being apart for six weeks were like a couple of giggling gals gossiping in a schoolyard. We laugh a lot but also have many serious conversations about life and love that involve crying and hugging. These sessions usually involve one or more bottles of Prosecco, wine, cheese, figs, spreads, breads, etc.... Read More