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A Pasta Recipe and Other Topics To Share

While serving my mother chicken Fajita last night for dinner, she asked if there were any surprises for her to look forward to – in terms of dinner. So I told her, I was considering making this pasta and she actually grimaced at the idea of lemon in pasta. Which happens to be my favorite – ingredient – Shrimp Scampi, which I often substitute with Salmon.  Artichoke steamed in olive oil and lemon – all recipes I learned from my Mediterranean family.

Anyway, back to the pasta – check out the simple ingredients making up a very flavorful meal – and will pair nicely with a glass of my favorite cab and sure, salad too.

Recipe: Spaghetti With Creamy Lemon Sauce
Serves 4

2 lemons
4 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
Scant 1 cup of half-and-half
1 egg yolk
3/4 pound (about 4 portions) spaghetti
A small bunch of thyme
Fine sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper {more}

I keep thinking I want to share my personal recipes with all of you – someday soon, I hope. But the truth of the matter is that every time I get ready to prep a meal, I forget to photo document it. I know, sore excuse, but my finishing three novels – two in revision are taking up most of 2020.

Do you love Okra? As much as I do? If so, consider trying these recipes

This list of best hiking places in every state is helpful for those of us taking on the sport or the challenge of exploring hiking trails.

Lockdown might have turbo-charged a phenomenon known as ‘The Michelangelo Effect’

states This article on how the lockdown has changed us.

Now that we are spending more time at home, we must consider creating a serene home by engaging your sense states this article

With the lockdown, I assumed the fact, I wasn’t adding products to my hair to style every day, that it would revive itself naturally – which it did for the first month or so. But recently I am realizing that something is missing – besides the much needed trim. So I wonder if a hair mask will do the trick?

And lastly – here’s a film recommend in case you’ve run out of options or are missing Spain. A bottle of wine is highly recommended.  Or a list of 10 films made in Spain to consider for every genre.

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