Pasta with cheese+pepper, pea salad

15 Feb 2010

I’m a sucker for minimalist recipes (and Mark Bittman’s Minimalist column), and I couldn’t pass up a recipe that emphasized good, al dente pasta.  So, I loaded up on some 100% durum wheat semolina spaghetti, and prepared to make Smitten Kitchen’s version of Mario Batali’s spaghetti with cheese and black pepper recipe.  dsd suggested I also make a salad, and I was delighted—I love side salads.  I picked a pea salad with radishes, to use up some greenmarket radishes. Read the rest of this entry »


Cooked Radishes?

02 Jun 2009

20090602-DSC_0182I was inspired to try lightly sauteed radishes with some of our first CSA batch of radishes.  Following a fajita-like recipe, we added white cheddar and avocado to make warm yet refreshing tacos.

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