Cioppino, Hearty Italian Fish Stew

Zuppa di pesce California! I’ve been thinking a lot lately about mealtimes. The gathering of friends, new and old, trading stories and catching up across the table. Bringing together family members, some that you may not have seen in ages, over a homecooked meal that arises memories from childhood. The networking of colleagues who chatter…

The Best Pasta Sauce

It’s really funny how this one came about. At the end of last year, my dad brought home about 30 tomatoes. No joke, my kitchen was overflowing with this bright red fruit (vegetable?). I honestly feel uncomfortable calling a tomato a fruit, it just doesn’t feel right. If you’ve read my post on this simple spinach…

One Pot Browned Butter Short Rib Ragu

#hastalapasta I’m going through something that can only be described as a “Pasta Renaissance”. Or a Pastaissance if you please. I’m moving out of the dark ages, into the light known as a pile of hot spaghetti topped with savory meat sauce. You can say that my life is going pretty well right now. The…