I love being a homeowner for many reasons, but the current number one reason is my garage. With winter finally arriving in the Northeast it's been bitterly cold and there's nothing like pulling into your garage at night and getting out of the car without having to deal with freezing winds. Smelling cooked garlic and onion wafting in from the kitchen is an added bonus because it means dinner is ready.
SP cooked tonight and he decided to keep things simple with pasta and sauce:
... made with one can of Redpack and one jar of tomatoes my mother and I canned this summer. I finished the sauce just before serving with a dollop of ricotta cheese. It was a really nice touch. I also made some more of that pizza parlor salad that I'd made on Friday for S and C.
You know it's cold when your cat starts hibernating. I swear he spends most of the day snoozing on our bed. Usually he just sleeps on top of the down comforter, but yesterday I found him snuggled under a blanket SP had left balled up on the bed: