Leek and Fennel Risotto with Roasted Mushrooms

Fennel Leek Risotto

I love risotto because it’s one of the dishes I can cook without a recipe. It stands up to many different kinds of alterations and mix-ins, and will probably turn out fine as long as you have the right ratio of rice to liquid in mind (and even that, you can fudge a bit and […]

Sugar Cookies

Just in time for the holidays, a classic sugar cookie recipe with super-easy icing.

This post is a real classic–it’s the cookie recipe my family has used for Christmas cookies every year for as long as I can remember! They’re the quintessential sugar cookie, with a light, slightly crunchy homemade icing to top it all off. Feel free to add other decorations–sprinkles, red hots, etc.–while the icing is still […]

Sweet Potato Gnocchi & Sage Browned Butter Sauce

Sweet potato gnocchi with browned butter and sage.

The posts have been few and far between, but with good reason: Paul and I recently moved! We’ve got our first “grown-up” place: a two-bedroom condo in West Chester (a suburb of Cincinnati). I’m in love with the hardwood floors, and the kitchen, though small, is serving my needs just fine (but I will always […]