Showing posts from April, 2008

Little fish, little fish

My dining schedule being a little thrown off when Sheryl is out of town (she's currently in the air, landing at Newark airpot at hopefully 2:00am-ish), I didn't eat supper tonight until 10:00pm. And I didn't shop for supper, so I had to make do with what was in the pantry. This worked out surprisingly/surpassingly well; a tin of good sardines and some thin pasta were the key ingredients. If I had actually been planning this ahead of time I might have gotten some flat leaf parsley, but I don't feel badly about omitting it. The food was ready in under 15 minutes and was a fishier (not to mention cheaper) pasta with clam sauce.

1 tin of good sardines, packed in oil, but drained
1 or 2 or several serving of dried thin pasta (don't use shapes or tubes for this)
olive oil
1 clove of minced garlic (I used a garlic press)
black and crushed red pepper

Cook the pasta in well-salted to a bit before al dente and drain. Add a liberal amount of olive oil to the pan, along with the min…