Summer, at least in relation to school, is coming to an end. Tomorrow my daughter has her orientation for high school tomorrow and my son has his meet and greet at the middle school. So we’ve had fun the past couple of days playing games and letting them be lazy. Because after today we are off and running with a new year. And back to doing the school lunches. Though with the days starting earlier as they move up schools I’ll have to do them in the evenings but that’s ok. I’ll survive. 🙂
I’m just thrilled they are still into board games and such. I hope they don’t outgrow that. We have so much fun with family time.
Given that all that went on last week, quick meals were the thing. This dish couldn’t be simpler. But it has a lot of flavours and falls into the comfort food category.
It’s hard to go wrong when you have sundried tomatoes and garlic. We also had on hand some apple smoked chicken sausages. These are fully cooked so this was added at the end. If you start with raw sausages, brown them first and set aside to cook off near the end. In a skillet melt 2 tablespoons of butter and add a few cloves of garlic that have been chopped. Also, add several chopped sundried tomatoes.
Chop up a few mushrooms and slice the sausages and add that to the skillet. One of the towns we went on our honeymoon was San Gimignano which is famous for the towers. It also has very good white wine. I wanted to use this for the sauce.
Add about 1/2 a cup of a good white wine to the skillet. Bring to a simmer.
While this is cooking prepare the spaghetti. Near the end of cooking add 1/2 a cup of cream and 1/2 a cup of freshly grated parmesan cheese. Mix well.
Add the spaghetti and a handful of fresh basil. Toss well and serve.
Quick and easy comfort food. When it’s a tough week, it’s perfect. In fact I did a similar dish at the end with tomatoes from our garden. Seems to be my go to flavour profile!