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Shrimp Fra Diavolo Over Angel Hair

The Mister has been asking for shrimp fra diavolo so I thought I’d make that tonight. I prepared it a little differently than I did last time. What I used: 12 oz raw medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and tail removed 12 oz  angel hair pasta 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon dried crushed red pepper flakes […]

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Shoyu Noodles

Char siu pork, cut in thin pieces 8 oz of Barilla linguine fini (a thin linguine), break them in half so they’re not unmanageably long Low sodium shoyu (also known as soy sauce) — use as much as you’d like 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1 tablespoon hot chili oil 2 tablespoons olive oil A dash […]

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Blazing Noodles

Tonight The Mister and I went over to Tsunami Sushi  because Baby Girl is in town from a tiny mountain town here in Colorado where they only have deer jerky and that kind of thing. She’s been craving sushi. She was very satisfied and happy with her dinner. I thought I’d try something different from […]

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Bow Tie Pasta

The Mister had the task of preparing dinner tonight. I think he did fabulous.

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Shrimp Scampi

The Mister fixed dinner tonight and it was delicious. First he infused olive oil with red chili flakes and Italian seasoning. Next he sautéed the shrimp. The secret is to do it quickly and not to overcook the shrimp — just a minute or two on each side until pink. Just after turning the shrimp, […]

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PF Chang’s!

The Mister and I went up to Colorado Springs to have an early birthday celebration — The Mister’s birthday is actually on Monday. We haven’t been to a PF Chang’s since we lived in Portland and were pretty excited. I was salivating before I even hit the door. We started with the Tuna Tataki (slices […]

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Like a Party on a Plate

I picked up a new pasta at Gagliano’s. The Mister whipped up one of his specialties. Trecce, Italian sausage, basil, Roma tomatoes and asparagus tips. I think it looks like a party on a plate with such pretty colors.

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Meatballs!

It’s always a good night when The Mister takes over in the kitchen. Meatballs. Farfalle. Basil. Roasted pine nuts. Roma tomatoes. Extra virgin olive oil. Secret seasonings. Fresh Parmesan cheese.    

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Wok: Maiden Voyage

I used the new wok today for the first time. What did I make? Noodles! The Mister has been watching Kung Fu Panda and this has caused him to crave noodles. It’s been ages since we’ve had noodles… Chicken breast, snow peas, carrots, cabbage, garlic and yes, jalapeños seasoned with soy sauce and sesame oil. […]

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Joe-Vito-Bella Pasta Company

Start with infusing the oil with garlic, red chili flakes, white onion, basil. In a separate pot bring water to a boil and toss in Joe-Vito-Bella Pasta Company Fettuccine and boil for 6 minutes. Add the pasta to the pan containing the infused oil, Aidell’s sausage, basil  and tomatoes and toss over high heat. Enjoy!

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