At Mimi's Table

. . . lessons from an older and wiser girl

Cauliflower Cake with Pecorino and Basil

This is a fabulous, quick and easy side dish. Serve Cauliflower Cake with Pecorino and Basil as a side dish with any protein or on its own with a salad. Slices are fabulous warmed in the microwave the next day for lunch. Or reheat leftovers served with a big, fresh salad and warm crusty bread for another simple and satisfying meal.

Simple Italian Meat Sauce

grannie geek, meat sauceSimple Italian Meat Sauce cooks up quickly for a pasta dinner or to save as the base for a nice pan of lasagna.  This sauce uses butter and a little milk, so it's sort of like a bolognese, but only takes 45-60 minutes. I like the ...

Fresh Tomato Marinara

Marinara-SauceTomatoes, lovely tomatoes!  My poor little garden pumped out some amazing tomatoes this summer.  In fact, there are still some on the vine.  It's getting cooler here in Billings, but I'm hoping the lovely red fruits will survive another few weeks. I managed to pick about five pounds of ...

Rigatoni alla Vodka

grannie geek: rigatoni alla vodkaI'm in love with Italian food.  Isn't everyone?  So many dishes are creamy, rich and very satisfying.  They're easy to prepare and fun to make, unpretentious - something to please everyone.  And Italian food is inexpensive and serves plenty.  Besides, I have two tomato ...

Best Spaghetti and Awesome Meatballs

grannie geek best spaghetti and awesome meatballs I can't imagine anything that appeals to all age groups more than a good bowl of spaghetti and meatballs. Pasta, the ultimate comfort food, paired with tender, garlicky meatballs, crunchy bread, and a glass of a nice red is heavenly fare.  If ...

At Mimi's Tablelessons from an older and wiser girl