The clams were sandy. The more I ate the more grit I chomped. The spaghetti was a little salty, but edible. Wait. Nope. The more I ate, the saltier it got and the thirstier I got. Spaghetti with clams seems simple, but clams are very sandy and very briny. So they need to be scrubbedContinue reading “Beyond Kitchen Doors: To Complain or Not?”
D. and I are keeping our promise to our little suckling pig to make it delicious, and not to waste a bit. Earlier this week we were craving pasta carbonara, and I thought, what better way to put our suckling pig pancetta to use? Not only was it super easy, we were able to makeContinue reading “Suckling Pig Carbonara”
My obsession with lamb shoulder (and cooking with booze) continues…. …with ale braised lamb shoulder ragout, pappardelle, and gremolata.
Cooking can be very frustrating when things don’t work out as planned. Last week I was so excited about finding fresh cranberry beans at my local market I had to pick some up. Along with that I picked up some kielbasa, a chicken, and some basics: onions, carrots, celery, herbs etc. It was unseasonably cool,Continue reading “Flipped Flop: Fresh Spaeztle and Chicken Soup”