This week has already been a whirlwind! How is it Wednesday? And before you ask, the whirlwind/Wednesday one was NOT intentional. They just happen so naturally!
I have been doing a lot – mostly work related stuff – but I have not made the time to post about it. Thus the “Woops!” But I’m not apologizing because, um, things have been basically awesome. That said, I don’t want to leave folks hanging, and with the exception of my failed pasta last night (another post, I promise!), I have been making some bang-up food lately.
The fresh produce from the farmer’s market has been helping immensely!
Sunday night, after finishing the porch project, I made “Skillet Gnocci with Chard and White Beans” from Eating Well. It’s, um, exactly what it sounds like. It’s gnocci (potato-filled pasta from North Italy. Scrumptious!), some sort of green (I used spinach), tomatoes, and optional cheese. And you cook it in a skillet.
Also, it’s one of our favorite meals.
It does not require cheese, for those who do not partake in dairy products.
AND, the original recipe calls for a can of diced tomatoes with Italian spices. Skip it! Buy fresh tomatoes, soak them in a little bit of oil, vinegar, and spices, and then add them as if they were canned. It’s the same thing, but it’s tastier and better for you.
So here’s what you’ve been scrolling past all these annoying “words” to see: