Food & Wine: Vindaloo Flank Steak Wraps

My cousin knows me so well. I was eyeing Food & Wine’s Cook Like a World Traveler issue, but I already bought another food magazine so I refrained. I visited my cousin the next weekend and BOOM she had the issue waiting for me. The one recipe that stuck out to me was the Vindaloo…

Saveur: Ricotta Gnocchi with Pork Ragu (Beef Ragu alternative too!)

I started this new thing where I roam around the magazine aisles looking for inspiration. Whatever cover catches my eye, I’ll pick it up flip through it really quickly and decide whether or not to bring it home. A couple months ago, Saveur and Lucky Peach both had issues with a gnocchi emphasis. I was…

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…

Tartine Croissants

I found some recipes that adapted from the Tartine recipe, and both of them resulted in some super dense croissants. I further adapted the adaptation so the dough would look airy instead of like a medicine ball of butter. Lesson: Follow your instict…go with your gut…add more milk. Then when you’re confident the dough is…

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…