GNOCCHI WITH BROWN BUTTER & SAGE

If I had to choose one food to live off of for the rest of my life, without hesitation I would choose the potato. I have never met a potato I didn’t like. Gnocchi is basically a potato dumpling. They aren’t as difficult to make as you might think. It requires few ingredients and can…

CINCINNATI CHILI

Chili on pasta? It sounds like a strange combination to me, but if you’ve never tried it, now is the time to change that. The combination of spices in this chili is amazing! It’s a perfect balance between sweet, spicy, tangy, with a few things that make you say, “hmmm…what is that?” It is generally…

APPLE FRITTER BREAD

It’s apple season! After making applesauce, canning apples, snacking on apples, juicing apples, I decided it was time for a dessert. Yes, that’s two desserts in as many weeks for me. I don’t think that’s ever happened before. This would make a terrific breakfast bread with that first cup of coffee in the morning or…

MEATLOAF – AN AMERICAN CLASSIC

There are a few meals that just scream “American”. Among these are hot dogs, apple pie, and meatloaf! Everyone has their own favorite way to prepare it. Some use their grandmother’s recipe, some search for recipes online, others don’t follow a recipe and just dump things together. I’ve been known to do all those things…

GREEK COD BAKED WITH AROMATIC VEGGIES

I’m still searching for international flavors that speak to my taste buds. This weeks food of choice is Greek. What I love about Greek foods is their simplicity. They are mostly a vegetarian cuisine but the flavors are bold and bright enough that you don’t really miss the meat. (Well, that’s my opinion, but the…