Freeze Now, Feast Later

by Molly on May 24, 2013

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As my baby’s due date approaches, I’ve become inundated with advice for the days and weeks immediately following the birth. One I come across time and time again is to make and freeze some meals for Phil and I to enjoy while we’re adjusting to life with a newborn. I’ve never been one to do […]

15 Minute Dinner

by Molly on March 8, 2013

in italian

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Last night was one of those where I hadn’t planned what to make for dinner. Usually, that means I’ll make some brown rice pasta or a big salad with whatever’s in the fridge, but it was time to come up with something different. I had a bag of red quinoa […]

Weeknight Pasta Upgrades

by Molly on February 15, 2013

in italian

When did pasta become such a dinner staple in the US and the UK? Was it always the standby dinner for our parents and grandparents? I have a feeling it wasn’t until the last 50 years or so that people in these countries started eating pasta at home on a weekly basis (unless they came […]

Comfort Food Makeover Part 2

by Molly on October 26, 2012

in italian,pasta

It’s definitely feeling more like comfort food season here in New England. While we keep raking leaves in our driveway, they just keep falling! So we really wanted something warm, comforting, and satisfying for dinner the other night to soothe leaf-related frustrations. Mac & Cheese is such a classic American comfort food dish. It’s warm, […]

Dinner in a New House

by Molly on July 23, 2012

in italian

Hello from Newton, Massachusetts! It has been almost 3 weeks since we said goodbye to our London flat and headed west. And we’re feeling pretty settled here in our new home. As settled as we can while our British stuff still sits on a dock in the UK, waiting for a container it can fit […]