Birthday Week Spaghetti

Spaghetti doesn’t sound fancy, right?  Well try this recipe: Giada’s Spaghetti with Beef, Smoked Almonds, and Basil. This made the birthday week menu mostly by virtue of its beef content, but I think I ended up loving it more than the birthday man.  The sauce is technically more like an Italian salsa (read: no cooking!),…

Birthday Week (Not Mine)

Welcome to Scott’s birthday week!  What does birthday week mean at our house? Well, it means that the family member of honor gets to pick the food for the week.  It also means the honoree gets to pick TV at night and generally make reasonable requests.  An example of a request that would not be…