Anchovy Pizza

By Thursday, April 14, 2016 0 Permalink

I love anchovy filets. They are salty succulent delicate little strips of magic. I love them so much that my first dinner after 5 weeks of veganism was anchovy carbonara. I could have had anything! Tacos, a burger, steak, fish and chips, a giant wedge of cheese, a gallon of heavy cream, but I went ...

Clam Broth with Garlic and Tomato

By Thursday, October 22, 2015 0 Permalink

Clams are phenomenal. And basically idiot proof. Guys if you want to impress your lady (or man) with a fancy tasting, fancy looking home cooked meal that was a cinch to prepare, this is the recipe for you. There is so much natural flavor locked inside the modest mollusk that all you have to do is gently coax ...

Braised Short Rib Pasta

By Thursday, September 17, 2015 0 Permalink

Braised meat is bomb. There is nothing more tender or better at serving up saucy goodness. But, I don't want to focus on what you guys already know, so let's talk about (braised) meat sauce. We're all familiar with Bolognese and this recipe is really a slightly more complex variation of that classic, at least ...

Anchovy Carbonara

By Thursday, May 14, 2015 0 Permalink

Carbonara is one of those pasta dishes (like lasagna) that everyone thinks is sexy as hell but nobody really makes at home. It's a buzz word for deliciousness that we (incorrectly) assume is beyond our modest culinary skills. Foolishness! While lasagna, and homemade ravioli or homemade pesto, are truly labor intensive dishes, carbonara is actually ...

Tomato Sauce with Pancetta and Shallot

By Thursday, January 15, 2015 0 Permalink

For Style and Cheek's first recipe post I decided to go with something incredibly basic that you can build on for future recipes: tomato sauce. There are a TON of different (and delicious) ways to make tomato sauce, ranging from a simple "quick" sauce with 4 ingredients to a complex braised meat "Sunday gravy". Today I'm going ...