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
I kid you not, thats how I say Quinoa in my head, just like a ninjas battle cry. But I try to pull it together and not say it out loud; people think Im weird enough as it is. Anyway, as promised, this week were talking quinoa. Quinoa is an ancient grain, once considered the gold of the Incas. Its actually a pseudocereal, as the edible portion is the tiny seed of the plant, and it is not a member of the grass Read More
I am one of those people who, as soon as they are seized by an idea, must act on it immediately and can think of nothing else until the urge has been fulfilled. Today, halfway through my Biology lesson, I was seized by a sudden urge to eat spaghetti. Yes, spaghetti. If you’re of the observant type, you may have noticed that I... Read More
About a week and a half ago, Nick and I ate at Johnny Carinos. Much to my chagrin, they claimed they didnt have whole wheat pasta (the other location Ive eaten at did!). Since I see no point in getting nutrition-less white pasta with marinara when eating out, I opted instead for something I liked the sound of but wouldnt normally get. I forget what this one was called, but its angel hair pasta with artichokes, black olives, capers, chopped... Read More
If you have just began on your 30 day free online physical exercise plan, you might be skeptical if you can maintain a regular workout schedule. Many individuals effortlessly get discouraged when they don’t see immediate results. Some get bored or are tempted to skip exercises when a much more interesting activity comes... Read More
Cut the head of garlic to expose all of the cloves. Drizzle the EVOO over the cut end to coat the cloves. Press the cut garlic into the rosemary, coating the ends of the cloves completely. Season with salt and pepper, and wrap garlic head in foil. Roast 45 minutes then let cool.
Mash cooled roasted garlic into a paste,... Read More