Tagliatelle with Mediterranean Meat Sauce; the Flood Run

Mediterranean Meat Sauce

If one lived on the Mediterranean one would have a different name for this. I don’t and it’s my recipe so I’ll name it as I choose. It has the flavors of many recipes found in countries bordering the Med. Sea: feta, capers, olives, tomatoes. It’s a bright, somewhat briny sauce and we love it. … Continue reading…

Lemon Mint Shrimp on Fettuccine

Lemon, Mint Shrimp

I’ve been cooking with mint again. Not peppermint, although I did have some of that in my garden once…. along with chocolate mint and cinnamon mint. I never used any of them but it did smell nice when I was weeding. This is spearmint and (I think) it’s the mint used in mint tea which … Continue reading…

Pasta with Sage, Olive Oil and Parmesan; summer fun

Pasta with Fried Sage

This is another dish that we have been making since the beginning of time. I say ‘we’ because there are discussions as to which one of us makes the better version. It’s mon mari’s favorite pasta dish. Before he became a T1 diabetic and had to watch his carbs he lived on this whenever I … Continue reading…