Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi with Roasted Tomato Sauce

MMMM… Gnocchi…  Comfort food at it’s finest.  And one of those things that I never had growing up, but am a huge fan of now. I will say that like Allison, I’ve generally been intimidated by making my own pasta (although Niki totally makes it look easy, here!).  But these instructions for making homemade ricotta […]

Spotlight: Cheater’s Lasagna

Shortcuts are great!  I love this one — Cheater’s Lasagna — from Radishes and Rhubarb…  A clever way to pull together a quick and tasty lasagne: I try very hard to make everything from scratch. Mostly because I really enjoy the cooking process, but also because I just want to control what goes into my […]

No-cook Strawberry Jam

What do you do when you come across the first strawberries of the season at your local farmer’s market? Make strawberry jam, of course. Here is a recipe for no-cook Strawberry Jam, a quick was to make a delicious treat.

rhubarb pie by Radishes and Rhubarb
Spotlight: Rhubarb Cream Pie

Reader Allison, from the delightful newish blog, Radishes and Rhubarb, does her first actual rhubarb related post… And it’s a sweet one, dedicated to her mom, with a delish looking recipe for Rhubarb Cream Pie.  The recipe is her mom’s, and thanks to Allison for sharing it with us! The other day my mother called […]

Spotlight: Make Challah Bread

Reader Allison of Radishes and Rhubarb sends us this lovely recipe for challah bread, and how she had the revelation that making her own bread was a do-able thing. Some great insights here, and it’s totally inspired me to make my own artisan bread. (Especially because I think Challah bread would be great for Waffled […]

Spotlight: Pear, Ham & Goat Cheese Pizza

Reader Alison of Radishes and Rhubarb sends us this great how-to on making pizza at home. I love this unusual variant, but you can always follow her steps to make a pie topped with anything you like! She even explains how to make great pizza dough. I went through a time, not long ago, when […]