Whipped ricotta

This is going to be short and sweet. I have two words for you that will change your life. Whipped ricotta. It’s a thing, whipped…

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…

Snow days

This morning started as a typical panic day for Southerners when snow is in the forecast. After anxiously checking every hour-by-hour forecast on a variety…

Steak au poivre

Miss me? I took most of December off from almost everything except cooking. It was wonderful. I have to get myself motivated again but probably…

Chorizo and eggs

When King Daddy and I moved to Reno in 1989 we left a lot of Southern behind – country ham, Duke’s mayonnaise and bulk Tennessee…

Chapin dressing

It’s not pretty. It’s just not. But it’s all I’ve been thinking about all week. I call this “Northern” dressing. When I serve it here,…