This week the girls got together. Mike, Marty's husband was hiding out in his den. "Well, there's a game. . ." he sheepishly explained why he wouldn't be joining us. He's a guy's guy, and the things we talk about make him itchy. Too many feelings and talk about "girl things."
We give him a lot of space. First of all, there was a game. And second of all, he's one of the great guys in our lives, and there are several of those. Mike is hero material with a sense of humor. Perfect.
But we have a secret weapon to draw men from their lairs: Spaghetti and meatballs.
We're having spectacular fall weather. Gloriously warm day and cool nights. Perfect weather for long, slow-cooked tomato sauce and those juicy, comforting meatballs.
Here's the recipe: