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pasta puttanesca
The economy has gotten so bad, according to ABC’s Nightline, that Nevada’s brothels are seeing a rise in applications. Things are getting so bad, a girl can’t even compete in the world’s oldest profession. While we contemplate the current state of affairs, join me in cooking up an easy dish of Pasta Puttanesca, also known as Harlot’s Pasta. Bold in flavor, it’s a tasty dish for someone on the run. Think Duece Bigelow in a hurry. There’s really no trick to it. So, let’s whip some up and hope for better days ahead.

Pasta Puttanesca

3 tablespoons olive oil
1 clove garlic pressed
1/2 onion chopped
1 can crushed tomatoes
1 can diced tomatoes
2 tablespoon capers
1/3 cup pitted black olives, coarsely chopped
4 anchovy fillets chopped
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon basil
1 teaspoon oregano
salt and pepper to taste
1 box pasta, your choice

Over medium heat, saute onions and garlic in olive oil in the onions are translucent. Add the anchovies and stir, allowing the anchovies to break apart. Add the remaining ingredients, and simmer, 5-10 minutes until warmed. Toss with pasta and serve.

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