Spaghetti Carbonara!

Spaghetti Carbonara is a comfort food which evokes memories of a girls night many years ago full of laughs, drinks, great company and learning to cook Spaghetti Carbonara.  Years later, whenever I see this dish on a menu, I am immediately taken back to that night.  So, in a bit of a nostalgic mood, I…

Portabella Mushroom Soup

After spending last weekend in the woods and sighting some interesting mushrooms, I was in the store this week and picked up some portabella mushrooms to use in a variety of culinary experiments. Historically, my household has been a mushroom-free zone, but horizons are being expanded.  I’ve had portabellas in catered and restaurant settings which…