Roasted Beet & Garlic Linguine with Walnuts & Feta
Even if this weren’t so delicious, it would be worth it for the color alone.
Pasta with Carrot Miso Sauce
This looks like perfect M&C, but it’s vegan and umami-ful. The sauce can be used for other purposes (on vegetables, for example).
Oniony Noodle Kugel
Bring a large pot of well-salted water to a boil. While you’re waiting for it to boil, peel and dice 2 very large or 4 medium onions This works best with a non-stick pan, but you can do this in any 11- to 12-inch frying pan. Heat a large frying pan to a medium-high heat […]
Farfalle with Wild Mushrooms
Makes 2 servings 1 whole head of garlic 4 plum tomatoes ¼ cup dried porcini (scant ½ ounce) ½ pound assorted fresh mushrooms such as shiitakes and chanterelles ¼ cup olive oil 1 large shallot 2 tablespoons Marsala ½ pound farfalle 1½ tablespoon butter ½ cup shaved parmesan 6 fresh basil leaves Preheat the oven […]
Fettuccine with Grated Beets and Cheese
In a large heavy saucepan, over a high heat, toast 3 tablespoons poppy seeds stirring until they smell slightly nutty. It takes about 2 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside. Add 5 tablespoons unsalted butter to the same pan and cook over moderate heat until the butter starts to brown, about 5 minutes. Stir […]
Pasta with Caramelized Onions and Cabbage
Heat in a large heavy skillet ¼ cup olive oil over medium-low heat. Add 2 large onions, cut into ¼-inch slices, broken into rings Salt and pepper Saute until soft and caramelized, about 30 minutes. Do not try to rush this step. Add 4 large cloves garlic, minced 6 cups thinly sliced cabbage 2 tablespoons […]
Clean really well: 1 pound mussels 18 little neck clams Clean but leave in their shells 8 or 12 shrimp, depending on size Clean ½ pound sea scallops, cut in half horizontally (producing shorter cylinders) Cook the clams with ⅓ cup water, covered in a 2 quart sauce pan, until the clams open. Remove from […]
Pasta with Sardines & Breadcrumbs
This has become our standby dinner pasta when we don’t have much time. We usually have all the ingredients in the house. This would be our “midnight spaghetti” as the Italians like to say.
Whole Wheat Pappardelle
These rustic ribbons of pasta are delicious buried under a thick sauce on a cold fall evening.