Rainy Day Bolognese

A rainy, cold, SoCal day begs for a big pot of bolognese! I danced outside the box with this classic comfort food, making it with ground lamb and it was incredible! My ingredient list: Yellow onion, garlic, ground lamb, fire roasted tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, basil, red wine, s&p This is the ensemble of…

Comfort Food Pasta

I had some random ingredients leftover from other meals and came up with this yummy pasta dish. It’s got all the good stuff for a meal full of comfort. Random Ingredients: 1/2 box whole wheat penne pasta, 1 red bell pepper, 1 red onion, 3 spicy fully cooked sausage links, peperoni slices, 4 cloves garlic,…

Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup

Roasting the tomatoes and garlic gives this soup an extra layer of flavor that is too die for. Make a grilled cheese with an aged or smoked cheese and you’ll have a gourmet twist on a classic meal. Ingredients: 2 pkgs grape tomatoes or cherry tomatoes 1 -28 oz can crushed tomatoes 4-6 garlic cloves…