Grilled Linguine?

Why not!

When you have an overabundance of cherry tomatoes from the garden, and don’t want to put too much effort into a summer weekday meal, give grilled linguine a shot.

Well, the linguine isn’t really grilled, per se… but the sauce is!

Nothing could be easier, and the flavours are intense.

Gather a bunch of cherry tomatoes (about a kilo, I suppose… I didn’t measure), and toss them in a grill-proof container with 4 coarsely chopped cloves of garlic, some red pepper flakes, Kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper, dried oregano, basil and rosemary and a healthy glug and a half of extra-virgin olive oil.

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Staycation, Interrupted

Without a doubt, 2020 is the year of the staycation. Don’t need to explain why.

Young love

But… being stuck at home since March, with nary a change in scenery, was starting to grate on us. What about a short road trip? Somewhere not too far, with decent scenery, decent food, relatively low Covid infection rates, and most importantly, no kids.

So, my wife and I decided to head out to Québec City, only a 4½-hour drive away from home in Ottawa. Checks all the boxes, to be certain. We even brought our bikes along to allow us to cover more ground in less time when wandering around. Thankfully, the weather cooperated!

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