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…

Lidia Bastianich: Spaghetti and Meatballs

Lidia Bastianich is my spirit chef. If you’ve never watched her on Create TV, you should go watch her cook. Her passion for Italian food and her nurturing personality come through the TV and give you a big warm hug. Mm! If you don’t know about her (blasphemy BTW), then you may have seen her…

Martha Stewart: Jamaican Beef Pattys

Why didn’t I find a recipe for Jamaican patties from a site other than Martha Stewart? Because the authentic ones looked hard, and the ingredients they had were not readily available. I TURNED TO THE DOMESTIC GODDESS to show me how to make one of my favorite Jamaican treats. I made the dough and the…

Serious Eats: Green Onion Pancake

OH…SHOOT. We never have to buy green onion pancakes anymore (the frozen ones OR the ones at the restaurants). So, one Sunday morning, the boo and I were mulling over what we wanted to have for breakfast. I didn’t make bread the day before, but we wanted SOME sort of bready situation to start off…

Food & Wine/ Jacques Pepin: Beef Bourguignon

The actual name of this recipe in the food and wine recipe is Beef Stew with Red Wine. It was a result of googling beef bourguinon soo if anyone knows what distinguishes beef bourguinon please enlighten me! The boyfriend recently bought a dutch oven from Costco and wanted to try it out. After about 20…