Category Archives: Italian

Gnudi with Cavolo Nero Sauce

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 9 / 10 8.5 / 10 This was so tasty I had to resurrect the blog so we can make sure we remember this recipe and make it again. Dish Gnudi with Cavolo Nero Sauce Recipe Source … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower and Green Chile Soup with Blue Corn-Goat Cheese Taquitos

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 8.5 / 10 6 / 10 Really tasty cauliflower soup. As is always the case with soups, Emily loved it and I liked it but didn’t find it as substantive for a dinner as I need. … Continue reading

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Sauteed Rutabagas with Chiles, Mint, and Maple

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 6 / 10 7 / 10 Got some rutabagas in our CSA and this is a really tasty way to prepare them. They taste a lot like potatoes and are much healthier. Dish Sauteed Rutabagas with … Continue reading

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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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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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Pizzoccheri with Brussels Sprouts, Potatoes, and Fontina

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 7 / 10 This was a really unique pasta dish I wanted to try. The buckwheat noodles were pretty interesting and a fun challenge. Emily and I both liked this, but given the … Continue reading

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