When it comes to making a nice red sauce, I used to go all out. A dozen different ingredients and spices, hours upon hours spent at the barest simmer. All to develop those deep yet subtle layers of flavor that dance across your palate, molto squisito! But let's be honest - as much as I enjoy … Continue reading Roast your Red Sauce
Meatballs, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. You bring together all of my favorite flavors in a tight little package. You have a crispy exterior with a juicy, meaty interior. And your name perfectly describes what you are. Meatballs are another dish that I love to cook on a lazy Sunday. … Continue reading Full Flavored Meatballs
Baked ziti is just the best. I'm a big fan of any recipe that consists of take a bunch of delicious, cheesy stuff, throw it into a casserole dish aaaaaaaaaaand bake. Baked ziti is pretty much the best culmination of this idea. Toss some pasta, a bit of sauce and as much cheese as money … Continue reading Better Know a Ziti
I recently got into following another food blog - Food Wishes, and I really dig Chef John's style. His delivery is nice and the slightly dorky jokes enjoyable, but most importantly the recipes themselves are excellent. I also appreciate that while he shows you what ingredients he's using, and makes a video of the recipe itself, … Continue reading This. Recipe. Has. EVERYTHING!
It's rainy, it's cold outside and even though the grocery store isn't all that far away...ehhh, no thanks. So me and the future Mrs. Not Chef Jared are sitting at home trying to come up with something for dinner. Really we're trying to talk ourselves into finding a way to use the random crap in … Continue reading WE’RE GOING OFF SCRIPT SAUCE!