Bon Appetit: Pork Ragù over Creamy Polenta

BOMB.COM I’ve always been curious about polenta and even more curious if the recipes in the fancier cooking magazines actually turn out like the picture. YES they do! I made the ragu with beef instead of pork just in case our regular Sunday Supper friend who doesn’t eat pork came by. I used chuck if…

Guinness Braised Short Rib with Handmade Pappardelle

We definitely stepped up our cooking game. We adapted the Guinness Braised short rib recipe from one we found online (can’t remember which one exactly) like this one: http://bit.ly/1EzkAu5 Cooking the meat in a dutch oven definitely makes a difference, but we made it in a cast iron skillet a few times before also and it…

Stuffed Tomatos with Ground Turkey, Chorizo and Kale

I feel like such a stereotypical Californian when I cook with kale, but it’s a great way to incorporate some veggies into an otherwise unhealthy meal. One of my favorite meats is chorizo and all of its spicy fatty flavorful glory. I was perusing the weekly grocery store deals and low and behold…chorizo was on…

Baked Polenta with Sausage & Artichoke Hearts

I had this recipe up on my blog a LOONG time ago when I was posting recipes that I wanted to try. When that proved impossible to keep track of, I switched to posting only food that I made or ate (soo much more manageable). I FINALLY got around to making this dish that I…