The Simple Spatula

Tag: parmesan

To melt August into September

I’ve said before, working near food frequently causes some weird food cravings and lately I find myself eating a lot of steamed broccoli dipped in mustard (not just any mustard, but this one specifically). In general, I’ll go for very plain vegetables or some combination of salt and vinegar (hence the mustard). Or I’ll eat [...]

Penne with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil

I had some trouble gauging how much fruit I would consume in 2 days so after our little experiment last week I had an excessive amount of tomatoes leftover. I wasn’t in the mood for a traditional tomato sauce – it’s too hot out – and the thought of eating another one raw made me [...]

Fettuccine with Pickled Mushrooms and Parmesan

When I first tasted the pickled mushrooms Tuesday night, I wanted to run off with the jar and find a stove to cook some pasta and toss them both with parmesan cheese. They were that good. However, that probably wouldn’t have gone over well so instead I controlled myself and went out for dinner – [...]