Tag Archives: pasta

Spaghetti with Swiss Chard and Ramp Butter

As Hillary mentioned – ramp season is fleeting.  So I decided to preserve their goodness in what else, but butter.  Oh, and if you were wondering who first ramped up the ramp here’s a great Grub Street article on the subject… I originally … Continue reading

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Weekend Recipes: Homemade Ricotta, Ricotta Gnudi and Simple Tomato Sauce

The days are getting longer and warmer (Woohoo! at long last!), so why not take advantage of the last few wintery days and spend some quality time in your kitchen! And what better to make than an easy homemade pasta, … Continue reading

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Quick Cauliflower Pasta

This has been one of those weeks… work is crazy, I’m getting a cold, my roommate, Kristina, is traveling in Europe for three weeks for work (tough life…), so I’ve been handling 100% of cat care duties (Santa, I love … Continue reading

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SANDY MADE ME DO IT: Chipotle Cheddar Mac & Cheese

Let me just say that I was one of the extremely fortunate ones, merely inconvenienced by hurricane Sandy. After just one night at home without power, and four nights at a lovely apartment in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn (thank you Abby, … Continue reading

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Cacio e Pepe

Cheese and carbs are truly a match made in heaven. Add quick, easy, and Italian to the mix and boy do you have a winner! The classic Roman dish Cacio e Pepe, or pasta with cheese and pepper, is so … Continue reading

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Penne with Swiss Chard, Garlic & Fresh Ricotta

Swiss Chard is a green I haven’t had much history with, I always see it around, but usually pass it up for spinach, kale, and the like. So when I passed by a particularly glorious bunch of it on a … Continue reading

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Lemony Farfalle with Asparagus

Asparagus has been simply outstanding this year — just the right amount of sweetness and crunch. What better way to highlight all this perfection than in a delicious and creamy pasta dish! I was inspired by Ina Garten’s lemon fusilli … Continue reading

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Macaroni & Cheese

Things have sure been better in this kitchen. An unfortunate football accident put me in a boot and crutches for a couple of months. It is now quite difficult to do many things… no running (farewell, Brooklyn Half Marathon), no … Continue reading

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Spring Vegetable Pasta Pie

Spring forms – not just for cheesecake anymore. A good friend of mine sent me this recipe a couple weeks back and I’ve been dreaming about it ever since.  It’s basically a big, happy, pasta pie – and I wanted … Continue reading

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Bolognese

What is it about a meaty bolognese sauce that makes it so much more than the sum of its parts.  A huge thanks to those first Bologn-ites (?) that thought to slow simmer a pot of carrots, beef and some … Continue reading

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