Pasta is the love of my foodie life. If I am looking for comfort, I always go with pasta. It is probably the thing I crave most, and we eat pasta for dinner at least once a week.
So I was happy to make this week's Craving Ellie pick, chosen by Farah… more »
This week it was my turn again to pick something for Craving Ellie in My Belly, and I chose a New York Breakfast.
Like Ellie, I grew up in New York (I may have mentioned that a bazillion times on this blog already), and thus I grew up eating lots of b… more »
I have no cute story or anecdote about linguine with clam sauce. This dish is really just a combination of some of my favorite ingredients - pasta, clams, garlic, and of course parmigianno cheese.
I make this every few months when I get a hankering f… more »
Jambalaya is not something that I would normally choose to make on my own. I generally don't like food that is overly spicy and I definitely associate hot and spicy with creole food.
However, this week's Craving Ellie in My Belly recipe Jambalaya with… more »
Have you ever had Kobe beef? The real deal, straight from Japan, beer drinking, Sake massaged KOBE BEEF? If you answered "yes" to this question, you'll have no problem with this one:
"If someone is giving me $250 to create a fabulous meal from startin… more »
Fried fish is awesome. There is a stand at the farmers market by Nick's parents house in PA that has the most amazing fried halibut sandwich. They coat the fish in dry pancake mix, then egg, then panko and deep fry it to deliciouness. On a potato roll wi… more »
I have a confession to make. I don't enjoy cooking fish. My confidence in the kitchen is at its lowest when I am cooking fish. Now, this does not include shellfish. We eat A LOT of shellfish, so I have become very comfortable handling it. However, hand m… more »
I think I must have been hungry one day while trolling my Google reader. It had to be the hunger that possessed me to bookmark a recipe I saw on Serious Eats for Venetian Spaghetti, which is essentially pasta with a sardine cream sauce. I had never eaten… more »
Well, it's late, but it's still Thursday. And I came home from work like a good girl and made this week's Craving Ellie in my Belly recipe. This week Liz of The Not So Skinny Kitchen picked Thai Style Halibut with Coconut Curry Broth on page 232 of The F… more »
I don't put much stock into the USDA guidelines for cooking meats. I like my steak barely cooked, fish and shell fish completely raw (or close to it), my pork slightly pink on the inside, and even my poultry cooked JUST to the point of safety. The reas… more »