Oh, Pasta. It’s been too long.
I’ve been avoiding you for awhile. You didn’t do anything wrong—it’s just that…well, every time we get together, I can’t stop myself. Having Cheese around doesn’t help things—I just overindulge. And then I feel bad about myself…
I’ve gotten tired of grain salads. Polenta’s great, but it’s not the same. And that dalliance I had with your whole wheat cousin? That was a mistake. Won’t happen again.
I have some ideas for us, Pasta. Big ideas. I want us to be together again, but since I can’t trust myself with you and Cheese, I need to invite some more friends to this party and——
You’ve caught me in a very emotional moment. I’ve forgotten myself.
Yes, it is true – I miss pasta. Also realizing I have yet to post a pasta recipe on this blog. What’s that about?
I suppose in my quest for weight loss/healthy eating/fruitless attempts not to OD on carbs, I have neglected my precious pasta—my favorite food growing up, a reliable go-to for quick dinners, a perfect main course with nothing more than a little butter, pepper and cheese. In the past week, however, I’ve come across a few recipes that look & sound so mouth-watering I can’t wait to make pasta again. Had a feeling I wouldn’t be alone on this, so I had to share:
Recipe #3: Roasted Cauliflower Pasta
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