Ratatouille Galette – UPDATED

I went on a ratatouille galette making spree back during Thanksgiving but never shared it! It was a HIT with my parents and my boyfriend’s family. I’ve also made this MANY times since then, for pot lucks or any other occasion that calls for a veggie side dish. What is great about this recipe is…

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…

Asian Stuffed Cabbage

I told you the stuffed tomatoes was only the beginning of my sudden weird desire to want to try and make stuffed foods. I was curious about stuffed cabbages, but I wasn’t feeling the recipes that I found online for tomato based sauces or rice stuffing or some stuffing with raisins in it. Not my…

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…