RECIPES

Cooking with Friends: Martine’s Braised Fish Dish

Cooking with Friends: Martine’s Braised Fish Dish

ADAPTED FROM MY ORIGINAL ARTICLE AS FOOD CONTRIBUTOR FOR CITY FARMHOUSE. CHECK THAT OUT OVA HERE! It was a twenty-four hour sojourn to Martine’s quintessential New England home with one of my best girlfriends, Connie, who introduced us. There we were, three fine (albeit sometimes […]

The Classics: French Onion Soup

The Classics: French Onion Soup

Adapted from my original article as Food Contributor for City Farmhouse. Check that out ova here! I don’t know about you, but this broad is a soup-all-year-round kinda gal. Recently, I took a work trip to Syracuse, New York with my bestie and fortuitously feasted […]

Wannabe Southern Shrimp & Grits with Rampscuits

Wannabe Southern Shrimp & Grits with Rampscuits

Adapted from my original article as Food Contributor at City Farmhouse. Check that out ova here! My Cousin Vinny quotes it best, “No self-respectin’ Southerner uses instant grits. I take pride in my grits.” I do declare, my kind sir, as do I. As do I. Ever since […]

Cornish Hen with Celeriac Fries & Sage Gremolata

Cornish Hen with Celeriac Fries & Sage Gremolata

Adapted from my original article as Food Contributor at City Farmhouse. Check that out ova here! Spring hopeful time to stroll the streets of New Haven’s Little Italy. Buzzing with pedestrians, pups, and cherry blossom blooms, the first outdoor farmers’ market of the season graced Wooster Square. Even in […]

Fridge Leftovers: Bánh Mì Burgers

Fridge Leftovers: Bánh Mì Burgers

There I was, lying in savasana, trying hard to focus only on my breathing, when it hit me like a ton of bricks: our lackadaisical fridge leftovers equated to two hungry bear servings of bánh mì burgers. Oh heck yes. Fortunately, my instant culinary epiphany didn’t […]

Curing Meats at Home: How to Make Lardo

Curing Meats at Home: How to Make Lardo

It all began with the desire to eat better food. About five years ago, my husband and I purchased shares of beef and pork from Connecticut farms at our city’s farmer’s market. Not only has this saved us money in the long run, but our beef comes from a pasture-raised cow, […]