Saturday, February 14, 2009

Happy Valentine's Day

Here's hoping everyone is spending the day with a loved one. Or, if not, you're spending the day being kind to you. Holidays, meaningful or not, are a great excuse to be good to yourself.

Last night was not the time to be dining out, so we took a cue from Dr. Debs of Good Wine Under $20 and had a Friday Night IN. She recommends a wonderful pasta dish in the post.

Unless you're concerned about your LDL (like I should be), I suggest you give it a try.'s good.

Sparkling wine is definitely the right match. We paired it with Saint Hilaire Brut Blanquette de Limoux 2005, one of the greatest values going in non-Champagne French sparklers. It's crisp and tasty, with apple, lemon and pear flavors, plus a nice yeasty touch.

Cheers to everyone.


Dr. Debs said...

Glad you liked it! Considering how many of your crab cakes are consumed in this house, I think we're even, LDL wise. Happy Valentine's Day. And nothing but heart healthy meals next week, ok?

John said...

The crab cakes aren't bad, but E's mac-n-cheese might put a person on statins. Thanks for the recipe.

Dr. Debs said...

God, I forgot E was the source of the Mac and Cheese! OK, I owe you one more LDL recipe. Maybe two, given the cheesiness of the mac and cheese.