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Friday, January 13, 2006

Pasta with Sausage, Basil and Mustard

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Is it just me, or are we eating a lot of pasta lately??

Thursday, I was five inches past exhausted. After he came home from work, Matt took Alex out to do some grocery shopping, and I went to bed. Just one of those days.

Just more proof of what a good man I married: I woke up to Matt announcing he'd made dinner.

Penne with Italian Sausage, Basil and Mustard. Uh...yum.

Just the slightest hint of a sauce...more of a flavoring, really. But nicely mustard-y, and a bit hot. That would be the crushed red pepper!

But honestly? Skip the basil. It's completely unnecessary.

Matt's a serious basil-addict, and even he said the dish would have been better without it. It couldn't compete with the mustard and the red pepper.

Still, pretty darn good. And as I didn't have to make it? Even better!


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At 8:55 AM, Blogger Kevin said...

Stephanie,

I've tagged you to tell 10 weird or random things about yourself.

http://seriouslygood.kdweeks.com/2006/01/yam.html

 
At 11:34 AM, Blogger Stephanie said...

Why not?

I'm always up for a meme...should get to it this weekend.

 
At 1:32 PM, Blogger BNA said...

Sounds like a great dish -- I never would've thought of the mustard.

 
At 1:35 PM, Blogger Stephanie said...

BNA...I don't know that I would have thought of it, either. But what a great flavor!

 
At 6:12 PM, Anonymous joey said...

Mmmm! What a sweetie for cooking you dinner :) And it sounded good too!

 
At 7:16 PM, Blogger Stephanie said...

He's a good man, that Matt.

 
At 9:33 PM, Blogger Jeff in MD said...

OOoo, definitely major Matt points! Nice job!

 
At 11:44 PM, Blogger Stephanie said...

Yeah, I got a good one!

 

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