Beyond Kitchen Doors: To Complain or Not?

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?”

Suckling Pig Carbonara

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”

Flipped Flop: Fresh Spaeztle and Chicken Soup

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”