Jul
18

Spaghetti with Rustic Pasta Sauce

I was in Tuscany a few weeks ago. I had rented a house and instead of eating out every day, I actually cooked a few times. The local ingredients are so good it seemed like a shame not to do it. One evening I decided to use up a bunch of left over ingredients in […]

Jul
18

Bobby Flay’s Southwestern French Fries

I usually make my fries Belgian style. They are the best because they are double fried. The first fry gets the potatoes cooked through and tender. The second makes them crunchy. Just perfect. Leen taught me how to make these, but I think I make them better! This recipe uses Belgian fries as the base […]

Jul
18

Mussels with Parmigiano and Wine Broth

Ok, so this does sound like a weird combination. But bottom line is that it really works. I was in the mood for mussels and fries. I had never tried making them before, I didn’t have a recipe and I couldn’t be bothered to find a recipe or ask my Belgian neighbors. So I just […]