OK…perhaps “more quickly prepared” is more accurate. Bolognese sauce is a very traditional, long-simmering, meat sauce for pasta. My method capitalizes on the “quick cooking” aspect rather than the traditional aspect and may give a true Italian pause. But, I love it. Would that I had veal and pork to add to the sauce …click to continue Quick Bolognese Sauce
I made a really healthful salad after this, I swear.
This is not health food. But, it is a serious favorite. This is another recipe that I have assumed that everyone had tucked away in their recipe pile. It has been around for ages. But, I’ve recently been disabused of that notion and have …click to continue Artichoke and Green Chile Dip
This is primarily about these glossy and beautiful cocktail meatballs. I think there is something incredibly 1970’s about serving meatballs as an hor d’oeuvre…especially slathered in barbeque sauce. But, I think we need to start an “everything old is new again” trend and bring back the meatball. This is my mother’s recipe. And, before …click to continue Meatballs, two ways
This is an easy weeknight meal. Stand back and don’t faint when I say this: “Both of my children, one of whom still doesn’t eat anything that touches anything else, loved this.”
I made pasta because, 1) I needed something sort of easy, yet homemade. That’s always a good goal, right? And, 2) my …click to continue Spinach and Artichoke Pasta Bake
I may have been late to the national obsession with kale, but I think I’ll be one of its best long term fans. Do you remember the kale with bacon and dried cherries I did a while back? That was delicious. This is different, though. I didn’t …click to continue Kale Salad with Lemon and Parmesan