Mixed Berry Grunt

By Thursday, September 8, 2016 3 Permalink

This dessert is a great example of how dumb I was as a child. I hated blueberries growing up. Maybe it was the sad blandness of cooked frozen blueberries in mediocre pancakes and muffins. Or maybe I never had a really good fresh blueberry before. Either way, until recently blueberries were avoided. I thought they were ...

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 ...

Turkey Lentil Chili

By Thursday, January 14, 2016 0 Permalink

Does chili have beans in it? This is an age old recipe question, whose answer I don't really care about. I don't have a sweeping tradition of great southern cooking to fall back on, so to me chili is a much more open ended concept than how some people describe it. I say, put whatever ...

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 ...