Monthly Archives: January 2009

Gnocchi with Gorgonzola Sauce

I had this dish for the first time in Bologna, and I was blown away by it. Tender, pillowy gnocchi bathed in a just-thick-enough salty, cheesy sauce, smacking of mold and age: Heaven. You don’t have to use Gorgonzola, but … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Soup with Mustard Greens

An early culinary memory for many, chicken noodle soup is a simple pleasure. Whether from the familiar red and white can or from scratch, the pairing of the rich, salty stock and the tender noodles is a combination that has … Continue reading

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Ragu, Under Pressure

All right, here’s my attempt at the famous ragu Bolognese, but one that doesn’t require a long, long simmer on the stove. It may not quite meet Mario Batali’s expectations for a ragu, but it’s pretty damn good. I recommend … Continue reading

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Beet Kraut

This may be the simplest “recipe” I’ve ever posted, but it’s also one of my new favorites. In the great Venn diagram in the sky, the intersection of Set A (people who love sauerkraut) with Set B (people who love … Continue reading

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