Pasta Bolognese

bolognese

Everyone should have a great meat sauce in their cooking arsenal — my personal go-to is a great bolognese, an Italian beef ragu that’s made even better with veal and pancetta. Slow cook this for an hour or so —letting the flavors meld together and the smell cloak your house in the aromas of grandma’s… 

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Moroccan Spiced Chicken with Jeweled CousCous

moroccan chicken

Two summers ago I spent a few days in Marrakech,  Morocco on a side trip while visiting Spain. It was July and 110 degrees outside, but the kind people, stunning architecture, bustling markets and delicious food definitely made up for the oppressive heat.  Especially the food — olives, preserved lemons, eggplant, dried fruit, refreshing salads,… 

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