These are a few of my favorite things: Soft scrambled eggs. Perfectly cooked hot pasta. Butter. Here are a few of my least favorite things: Bumper to bumper traffic that makes my commute twice as long. Power outages. Realizing that it is going to be JANUARY before the next season of Downton Abbey starts. Luckily, my favorite things make my least favorite things a distant memory…except for the power outage, and if you have a gas stove, you can totally make this comfort food in a power outage. Here’s how!
Steak is something that is usually saved for the summer months around our house, when I can sent the Southern husband out to the grill with his pig tail flipper and a couple of steaks and let him have at it. But currently our grill is residing under the cover of snow and darkness at suppertime, and there are those days every once in a while when you just want some dang steak. This recipe is for those times, and since it’s an inside recipe it’s me and not him doing the cooking. Which means things are going to be a little bit fancier. Just a little…I can’t help it.
There’s a few things you need to know right up front about this recipe. First of all, those cupcakes are about all of one inch tall. When I was done with the pictures I realized that I should have put something next of them for scale, but since I didn’t you’ll just have to takeRead More & Get the Recipe
Okay, so I haven’t mentioned the word “ricotta” in WEEKS now, and it’s time. We’re also rapidly coming to the end of fresh tomato season, and I especially hate to say goodby to the heirloom tomatoes – those funky-colored, lumpy, delectably delicious guys that are just plain summer in tomato form. They come in redRead More & Get the Recipe
I love cooking with fresh herbs. Not that my spice cabinet isn’t a hazard to anyone who opens it up and thereby puts themselves in serious danger of being bonked on the head by a bottle of star anise…but there is nothing like a nice big aromatic bunch of the real thing to make anyRead More & Get the Recipe
There they are. My adorable little La Crueset individual crocks. Get used to them because I have about one million upcoming ideas of things to make in them. Portion control and loveliness, all in one serving piece — I can hardly stand it. Tonight our little red crocks are featuring eggs that are scrambled withRead More & Get the Recipe