Spinach-Ricotta Ravioli with Mushroom Brown Butter

Finding a cooking companion is kind of like finding a good traveling partner. It’s best if you have a similar level of expertise, a mutual vision of your end result (and are willing to make little compromises along the way) and ideally have a comfort level with one another such that you can do a … Continue reading

Pumpkin Gnocchi with Sage Brown Butter

Nothing says fall like a pumpkin in my first CSA box. I signed back up for Farm Fresh to You last week, after feeling like I needed to go on a bit of a health kick and while my fellow food friends scoffed at my choice to start back up in winter (“Do you know … Continue reading

pretty pasta

It’s amazing what three little ingredients can do. Along with the carrot find at Berkeley Bowl, I also picked up some asparagus, kielbasa sausages, and fresh house made red pepper pasta. I’ve never made fresh pasta, nor had I really bought it, so I was pretty excited to give this a try. I sauteed the … Continue reading

No More Blue Box Blues

I love boxed mac and cheese as much as the next gal – despite the supremely fake orange color, the powder cheese mix, and 12 months shelf life there’s something nostalgic and tasty about it. That said, this is a childhood treat due for an upgrade and is worth the effort to elevate! This month … Continue reading