so let’s talk pizza. in the usual fashion of me watching the calories, i starved myself all day – and then began making mario batali’s pizza dough recipe. or at least the one from ’03 that i found over at food & wine. and in keeping with the magazine/website concept, the dough actually had wine [...]
Entries Tagged as 'mushrooms'
March 4th, 2009 · 35 Comments
January 30th, 2009 · 41 Comments
i used tilapia. o’charley’s perpetual "catch of the day". and really, it’s a nothing kind of fish. farmed. not terribly exciting, yet i buy it all the time. tilapa is inexpensive. you can’t seem to overcook this fish. it crisps up with minimal oil. and it goes well with almost anything and everything. it’s [...]
November 26th, 2008 · 29 Comments
we’ll be flying to nyc to celebrate thanksgiving with my mom. so this year i don’t have to cook a thing. ok, i am bringing lupini beans that were soaked in a brining solution for 5 days, but that hardly counts (just add olive oil and fresh black pepper). and really, the ‘not cooking’ thing is [...]
November 14th, 2008 · 27 Comments
i realize the name of this dish probably sounds a bit random and that the picture is not helping. but let me explain…
May 28th, 2008 · 40 Comments
and if i wanted to sleep with you, it’d be ’torcetti con salsa di noci e funghi’. but being that we’re all platonic here, i thought i’d keep it to the english since i hit you so hard in my last post with my γαλακτομπο?ρεκο. i’m forever browsing blogs, looking for inspiration – and this dish caught my [...]
May 3rd, 2008 · 51 Comments
this pasta is everything that is wonderful about italian cooking. a short ingredient list with a big result - and all in about 15 minutes, including the 2 or 3 that it takes to boil the fresh pasta. of course, being that i am now an ace pasta maker, i am forcing the stuff down the throat [...]
November 19th, 2007 · 9 Comments
ok – it wasn’t a panini. nor was it teeny weeny. but it should’ve been all of that. and next time it will be. with zucchini. made while wearing a bikini. yeah, like THAT would ever happen.