Monthly Archives: January 2015

Spaghetti alla Carbonara with Homemade Pancetta

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 7 / 10 The first thing I’ve made from Ruhlman’s Twenty was this homemade pancetta/bacon. It was a lot of fun and definitely something I’ll do in the future. In the future when … Continue reading

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Pork Belly Kimchi Stew

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 6 / 10 5 / 10 Decent slow cooker meal – a little unique with the kimchi. Better/spicier kimchi would make this a little better. Dish Pork Belly Kimchi Stew Recipe Source I am a Food … Continue reading

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Oxtail and Mushroom Sandwiches

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 7 / 10 This is basically french dip, with a fancier preparation. Oxtail (really cow, not ox) is a super flavorful (and fatty) cut, and made this super tasty. Dish Oxtail and Mushroom … Continue reading

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Arroz Negro with Squid and Saffron Aioli

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 8.5 / 10 7 / 10 Emily cannot see squid ink pasta or risotto on a menu without ordering it, so I decided to give this a shot. It was pretty delicious, with great depth of … Continue reading

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Bobby Flay’s Red Beef Chili with Toasted Cumin Crema

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 5.5 / 10 7 / 10 It’s freezing in Chicago which means it’s time for chilis, soups, and slow cooker meals. This was a really tasty chili recipe – with some changes to how I cut … Continue reading

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Gnocchi with Braised Chicken

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 5 / 10 8 / 10 This is the best homemade gnocchi dough I’ve tried yet. I had basically given up on making gnocchi since the packaged stuff is so good, but this recipe was pretty … Continue reading

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Branzino Al Cartoccio

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 8.5 / 10 8 / 10 This was an amazing fish dish – really flavorful and super easy. Basically same as previous fish en papillote recipes, but with an Italian twist. Dish Branzino Al Cartoccio Recipe … Continue reading

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