Monday, May 21, 2012


We worked hard yesterday on our garden, flowerbeds, and the little oasis that is our back yard. After all that, working hard on dinner was out of the question, but we needed to eat. As a reward to ourselves for our labors, we made a simple pasta dressed with shallots, sage, and butter. And we ate it outside on the patio under the pergola with a fantastic bottle of Orvieto amabile.

This pasta was amazing for its simplicity, far outshining any restaurant meal, and far, far more satisfying for being shared, outdoors, with a great glass of wine, at the end of a long, hard day of labor.

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