Category Archives: Pasta/Grains

Pumpkin Gnocchi

While I was in New York with my husband over Christmas, we planned on hitting up one of my bucket list restaurants: the Spotted Pig. We braced ourselves for a cold evening spent waiting with our name on a 2 … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Spaghetti and Meatballs

Growing up, my freezer was always fully stocked with plastic containers of Grandma’s tomato sauce and meatballs. We probably looked like crazy people to most visitors, like we were preparing for the next apocalypse or something–but we were okay with that. … Continue reading

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Mushroom Farro Risotto

Reason Number 10,857 Why I Love Farro: creamy, dreamy mushroom risotto. This lighter, whole grain version of the Italian classic is indulgent enough for company but also easy enough for a weeknight. And rather than spending an hour in front of your … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with Sausage, Kale and White Beans

I’m not exactly a carbaphob (see here and here and HERE!!!), but I find that eating pasta always induces some sort of food coma from which I’m trapped for the rest of the evening. Sweatpants, Downton Abbey and the couch; that’s pasta … Continue reading

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Soba Noodles with Spicy Peanut Sauce

People often ask me how I got into cooking. Sure I made a sugar cookie or two growing up, fried an egg every now and then; but even in college when I was finally on my own; I subsisted off … Continue reading

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