Rainy, gray November days beg for something warm and fortifying, and this is certainly both. You might not be ready to run a marathon afterward, but you'll be ready for a marathon sleep. Cheers to that!
Sauce Bolognese is perfect on fettucine, penne, or ladled over gnocchi, with lots of fresh Parmigiano Reggiano (that's the real stuff) grated over the top. One of its traditional uses is as the sauce component of lasagna, as in Lasagna Bolognese — but you could also turn it into a baked ziti, or a soup, or even a very cheeky chili. It's also highly adaptable, so feel free to add veggies or substitute other meats (or non-meats) as you wish. In other words, you have permission to get artsy with your food. Just another perk of living in the best restaurant city in the universe: a great tip from a neighbor about using veal, which was spot-on