Sleepin' In Omelette

Sadistic Salsa

In the mood for something spic...more

Polenta Cakes Topped with Spinach and Tomato Sauté and Fresh Mozzarella

I had polenta for the first time a few weeks ago and it was pretty awesome. It wasn't regular polenta though, it was some pretty nifty polenta cakes! I've seen them on the Food Network a couple times and I always wondered what they tasted like. It had to be somewhere along the lines of a creamy cornbread, right? Well, my expectations were correct and it was darn tasty....more

Delicious Pasta Bolognese

I was seriously skeptical about making my very own meat sauce at first.  I wasn't sure that spending 4+ hours simmering, reducing, and repeating would be worth the hassle.  I can now assure you that it is.  In my case, the best time to make this is on a rainy wintery Sunday while the boyfriend has set up camp watching football in the living room.  Put on the Lana Del Rey album and get cooking.  This recipie is very easy to make; its just time consuming....more

Bringing a Pie to a Thanksgiving Dinner: Making Ahead and Transporting

I am getting close to my final pie lineup for Thanksgiving at my husband's family's house. There have been some changes: I'm not making apps after all -- I like my savory pies heated through, and oven space is at a premium since the guest list is now at (gulp) 19. I've also gotten a request for a fruit pie, and other people are covering pumpkin and pecan. So... I'm rethinking. ...more

but with 21 guests and very little counter space I'm pretty sure that might be grounds for my ...more