Before I started getting into cooking, I didn’t really pay attention to how different foods are better at different times of the year.
I mean, come on, Easy Mac is ALWAYS in season. As is peanut butter and jelly.
And bananas are easy to come by no matter what month it is.
Presto posts are meals that I put together with ingredients that I usually have sitting in the fridge or pantry. No running to the grocery store. No following recipes. I’ll share a bit of what I did and the ingredients that I used (substitutions encouraged!) so that you can start creating deliciousness using what you have on hand!
Nom Rating: **** (4/5)
After receiving a package of beautiful orecchiette from my sister who living abroad for the past year, I knew I had to find a killer recipe to use it with. Talk about pressure!
After scouring the internet for just the right recipe, I decided to go with a recipe from Simply Recipes for Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower and Prosciutto. This recipe included delicious, simple ingredients that looked just right for highlighting my “little ears” (just slipping in some educational info there, aka what orecchiette means).
The original recipe put the emphasis on the roasted cauliflower (which is good), but I’m not THAT crazy about cauliflower and was hoping to achieve more of a tomato-y, cheesy type of dish. Therefore, there’s a bit more tomato, a bit more cheese and also a bit more meat (what can I say? Mr. Torres is definitely not a vegetarian). Continue reading