Getting to the Soul of Bacon Mushroom Ragu Pasta

This Bacon Mushroom Ragu Pasta Recipe is comforting and delicious for any quick weeknight meal.

Bacon Mushroom Ragu Pasta | ReluctantEntertainer.com

My husband is my inspiration. He runs a small nonprofit, coaches high school soccer, cycles regularly and works out {plus eats very healthfully}, is the best husband and dad in the world, he’s smart, witty, funny, reads a lot, and he often sends me quick emails or texts when he comes across something that could help me with my blog. He’s the gardener around here (I putz in the garden), I cook with the harvest, he tells me what’s “missing,” and then we both play around with the spice. I’ve volunteered for his organization for years booking airfare, emailing, sending out book and DVD orders (he has a new book coming out March 2015!). We’re a team.

We sit together, usually in the living room now that it’s cold and rainy outside, and enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinners. Rarely all 3 in a day, but since we both work from home, it happens more often than not.

We text and email each other from the same house, but in different rooms, which is sort of hilarious. But true.

Getting to the soul of food.

Last week he read through comments on this post, and then Heidi’s interview with Gina, and sent me a few words of inspiration. He’s usually right. Did I say that right? LOL. Yes, he’s usually right. (Those are good words to say in a marriage.)

Baby, you get to the soul of food. It’s not Soul Food, but Getting to the Soul of Food.

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Salted Caramel Apple Cake | ReluctantEntertainer.com

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