Pantry pasta

Things I always have on hand: some kind of dried pasta, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, red pepper flakes, anchovies or anchovy paste and garlic. In…

Cacio e pepe

I have been struggling the last few days to determine the best way to convey to you the beautiful yet complex deliciousness of a simple…

Tortellini salad

I have spent the afternoon looking for brand new revolutionary luncheon salads in my 8,493 cookbooks and you know what? There aren’t any. We are…

Music City eats

So when King Daddy, Dammit Boy and I moved to Brentwood, Tennessee, in 1993 there were only two “fine dining” restaurants in the Cool Springs…