Month: July 2018

The Humble Roast Chicken

There are fewer food items I will get more passionate about than a roast chicken. When I stroll the grocery store and pass the shriveled up rotisserie chickens I ramble to my husband about the ease and money savings of a simple roast chicken at home. When I have a […]

 

Spaghetti Pie

We’ve talked about it before. I’m not a casserole kind of chef, I’m an over-thinker who genuinely enjoys multiple components. The more complicated, the better. I crave a challenge. That is all well and good in a life that revolves only around me, but alas, I am married to midwestern […]

 

Butter Roasted Tomato Sauce and Spaghetti

It’s no secret to my friends and family that pasta is my favorite food. Not any specific pasta, not any particularly sauce, if there are noodles I am a happy girl. I wasn’t always the pasta afficionado I am today. As a child I despised spaghetti, it was always over […]

 

Bechamel

One of the five french mother sauces (bechamel, veloute, hollandaise, espagnole, tomato sauce), bechamel is a versatile base for a variety of dishes. If you’ve ever made a macaroni and cheese casserole, you’ve likely made a bechamel. Flour, butter and milk make the base of this recipe, and it can […]