73:365, brussels and pasta

mmmm, yum.
And if you are worried for the boys that I am making them eat all to healthy, don't be.
I made us brownies for dessert.

chocolate spoon

If you are interested, here is how I do the b-sprouts and simple pasta.
 I chopped the brussel sprouts to make little discs or put them into the food processor to shred them (this is a good way to 'hide' what they really are).
Heat a bit of butter, garlic and sliced prosciutto (let the ham get a bit crispy) in the pan and then tossed the brussels in to saute.
I get them soft but not to the point of loosing that pretty green or all of their crunch. If I have lemon, I squeeze that in on top to cut the 'bitterness' that this veg can have. Last night I didn't have any so I threw a splash of white wine in there to de-glaze the pan. Salt and pepper to taste.
The pasta was a very simple version of Smitten Kitchen's spaghetti cacio e pepe. Which sounds entirely more fancy than it is, but oh so good.
Those brownies, um yeah, boxed Duncan Hines. (what?)


  1. Love the new header!

    I am craving veggies since I've been eating horribly due to all the sickness and crazy busyness. Pasta's a good idea.

  2. we love brussels sprouts! yum!

  3. Christian bought some brussel sprouts the other day and I was looking for a recipe to cook them. Thanks for the great idea!


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