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Autumn Biscuits: Candied Sweet Potatoes Biscuits

Candied sweet potato biscuits might be my best biscuit creation to date. When Retro Rose made these candied sweet potatoes the other day, I kept thinking they would be great in a biscuit. I know I’ve already made sweet potato … Continue reading

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Garden Tomato Sauce Recipe with Fresh Basil

Did you know that tomatoes can teach you about life? This is especially true when you decide to make a garden tomato sauce with fresh tomatoes. If you struggle with perfection, the tomato can teach you that the most imperfect … Continue reading

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Scrambled Eggs with Fresh Corn and a Key to Happiness

Scrambled eggs is the first food I ever made. I was six years old, and I don’t recall anyone helping me, only because at age six I don’t have any memories of family members. I got myself dressed in the … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Risotto

Sweet Potato Risotto is one of those dishes that makes sense to me, living in Nashville, as it’s a beloved item here. Although it’s a blending of two starches still works, and sweet potatoes love onions (in this case shallots) … Continue reading

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Cacio e Pepe – Bucatini with Pecorino Romano Cheese and Black Pepper

Cacio e Pepe is pasta dish with cheese and black pepper. I got inspired to make this when I was interviewing the chef at Moto Cucina Enoteca and they were making a Cacio e Pepe inspired pizza. This is such … Continue reading

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Melted Tuscan Kale Risotto

This is part of my series on Risotto. I made classic risotto, red beet risotto, sweet potato risotto and now I bring you kale risotto, all within one week. Kale is a favorite of mine and yet I hesitated thinking … Continue reading

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Red Beet Risotto with Goat Cheese

Red Beet Risotto made with goat cheese and freshly grated Pecorino Romano is not just another risotto. It’s spectacular in flavor, texture and presentation. In my previous post I gave you a tutorial on risotto, the ins the outs and … Continue reading

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How to Make Perfect Risotto and Three Mistakes to Avoid

There are some classic risotto dishes, such as risotto milanese, made with beef marrow and saffron, but truly, you can get quite creative with risotto. This is why I chose three types of risotto for this month’s creative cooking challenge. … Continue reading

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Ten Minute Buttery Spaghetti with Peas & Bacon

Spaghetti with butter is one childhood’s greatest comfort foods. At least it was for me. This might be that bowl of cereal for someone else. There is just something about the bite of good quality pasta with butter, salt and … Continue reading

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Smashed Buttery Fingerling Potatoes with Shallots

Smashed, buttery fingerling potatoes set off by the sweet aroma of shallots is a humble dish that is simply intoxicating. This is the potato dish that will cause you to close your eyes, when taking that first bite. You know … Continue reading

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