Mushroom Ragu

I would never go so far as to say that an all-vegetable dish could actually fool a meat-lover, but there are some that I believe would wholly satisfy the most ardent of carnivores, and this is one of the few and far between. After searching high and low online, I finally just turned to aContinue reading “Mushroom Ragu”

Intro to Homemade Ravioli

I love making ravioli.  Love it.  Namely because, it’s methodic and yields a beautiful result (and is therefore to me, relaxing), it involves time-proven techniques, and, I’ll be honest, it’s gratifying when you set down a restaurant-quality dish, both visually and gastronomically, that you’ve just cranked out yourself.  The last part might be the mostContinue reading “Intro to Homemade Ravioli”

Fettuccini with Zucchini & Mint Pesto

This dish is so good, after I ate the portion pictured here, I immediately ran to my computer to share this recipe.  (And I mean immediately – dishes are not yet done.  Those who know me know that this means business about how good this dish is – I rarely, *rarely* do anything before cleaningContinue reading “Fettuccini with Zucchini & Mint Pesto”

End of Winter Pasta with Fennel & Lemon

In the midst of prepping last week’s Spring Training Granola, I stopped to marvel at our stand mixer.  It was actually one of our first joint purchases, made relatively soon after we met and used at the weekend house we shared upstate with another friend, where we filled a few winters with cook-and-bake-a-thons in theContinue reading “End of Winter Pasta with Fennel & Lemon”

A Lighter Bolognese

  Happy Daylight Savings!  I know I am not alone in relishing this day, when come 6:00 pm we exclaim, it’s still so light out!  The best!  Plus, for months to come, it will keep getting lighter later – Spring Ahead is one of my favorite activities of the year. If it seems weird thatContinue reading “A Lighter Bolognese”