Papardelle Al Pomodoro

This may be my favorite dish of all times — fresh, toothy pasta with sweet, buttery tomato sauce. If my happy place were in a food, it’d be smack in the middle of this.   The ingredients are simple and few: 1 28 ounce can Italian San Marzano canned tomatoes 1 yellow onion 5 tablespoons butter salt &… Read More

Fresh Spaghetti with Garlic and Butter

This recipe works for all fresh pasta — it’s as simple as it gets, and is impossible to mess up. I like to think of it as a modified Cacio e Pepe, with lots of good quality parmesan and fresh black pepper. Everything is really to taste here — so feel free to use this as a… Read More

Insomniac Snacker: Grits with Butter, Miso, and a Fried Egg

Every other week, The Insomniac Snacker (my first contributor, woo!) shares her favorite midnight snacks — recipes that require minimal effort, time, or cleanup, without sacrificing taste.  Pull up a chair, IS, good to have you!  One of my favorite breakfasts is a fried egg atop a bowl of cheesy grits. One night, a few hours… Read More