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 ...

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 ...

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 ...