Monday, August 30, 2010

A Bird In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush

Tonight, i was graced with the honor of feeding my best friend Maggie, after she had a long day of managing football. Someone got sent to the hospital and being the kinda girl she is she got nervous and wanted to do anything to help and stressed out. She deserved a nice meal at my house to take the edge off. I cut up some cherry tomatoes, grabbed some fresh basil from the garden, diced some onion and garlic and whipped up a sauce to put a-top perfect aldente fetticine.

Mags came in and said, "I'm so glad i have a foodie friend." We dined together in my living room enjoying family guy and then after we ate we enjoyed peppermint patties.

Thats Amore Tomato Sauce:

-3 tbs unsalted butter

-1/4 large onion, finely chopped

-2 cloves of garlic, minced

-1 c. cherry tomatoes, halved lengthwise

-1/2 tsp. nutmeg

-1 tsp. paprika

-1/2 tsp. ground black pepper

-1 tsp. salt

-1 handful fresh basil, about 1/2 cup of leaves

In a large skillet heat butter on medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic and cook for 5 mins. Toss in the tomatoes and sprinkle on the nutmeg and paprika; stir. Saute for about 10 mins, or until the tomatoes are slightly squishy. Stir in the salt, pepper, and basil, cook for an additional minute.
Viola, pour on top of some yummy pasta and enjoy with a friend !