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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Homemade Meatballs: A Step-by-Step Tutorial

Let me preface this by saying: I am not Italian. The Angry Chef is, however—and very much so—and these meatballs were more than acceptable to him. Regardless, I understand that I'm treading on hallowed...

Garlic and Ginger Infused Chicken Broth

Everyone has their own cold remedy. This is mine. Make the sniffles stop! I've had a savage cold for the last three days. Since The Angry Chef is catching it, too, neither of us was in...

Overnight Chocolate French Toast

If you find yourself with a stray loaf of chocolate bread in your kitchen, you can get into all sorts of devilishly decadent trouble with it. You could toast it and slather it with loads...

Bitter Triple Chocolate Bread

Warning: This is not an ooey-gooey, sticky-sweet bread. It's a kind of grown-up yeast bread. It's rich and dense—and is the sort of thing you can use to make out-of-this-world peanut butter sandwiches or decadent...

Rib of the Week: Candied Maple Sesame Ribs

I'll say it again: I swear we eat more than meat. The ribs I made the other night got me thinking about other seasonal, autumn-y things I could do with beef spare ribs. These are a...

Quick Meat Ragout with Orecchiette

This is a rich and hearty sauce that you can make in just about the amount of time it takes to boil a pound of orecchiette. Honest. Italian for "little ears," orecchiette are those nickel-sized round...

Cider Cooked Cornish Game Hens with Apple and Bacon

I love cornish game hens because they're so sweet and small. They cook quickly. And with very little effort, they transform into a ridiculously impressive-looking main course. For as delicate as they may be, this...

Rib of the Week: Garlic and Rosemary Roasted Beef Ribs

I'm not sure if this happens to other people, but sometimes I really crave a rib roast. You heard me right. A standing beef rib roast, as in that giant hunk of roasted beast that...

Old-Timey Sunday Waffles

These waffles are crunchy on the outside and egg-y and moist on the inside. The Angry Chef and I both like ours slathered with thin slices of cold butter and dripping with good, local maple...

Spinach Raviolis with Aged Gorgonzola and Shaved Pear

This dinner is really easy to make—but looks and tastes like you spent hours slaving in the kitchen. The contrasting flavors and textures of a few good, fresh ingredients make this meal something special. Earilier...