Amatriciana from Twelve Recipes by Cal Peternell

Cooking pasta at home can get boring by just using cheese or sauce from the jar. We think you should spice up your pasta options (literally) with this delicious Amatriciana recipe from Twelve Recipes by Cal Peternell, chef at legendary restaurant Chez Panisse. This sauce is robust in flavor with nice heat from crushed red pepper and … Continue reading

Pasta Sauce Made Like a True Italian

Growing up with a mother who was 100 percent Italian, I realized from an early age that my mom was a good cook, and her pasta sauce and meatballs beat out all my friends’ moms on the street. I took this for granted until I moved away for college and came to realize that pasta … Continue reading

The Home Cook—Patricia Wells’ Pilaf with Tomato Sauce and Porcini Mushrooms

Let me start off by saying that I am a newbie to the world of cooking. Sure I love watching the Food Network and collecting cookbooks for the amazing food photography as much as anyone, but Kim in the kitchen?—not so much. As of late however I have found myself experimenting with simple recipes and … Continue reading