Bucatini d’Amatriciana

MMMMM–mmmm-mmmmm–mmmmmm-MMMMMMMMMM! Maybe needs a splash of white wine between the carrots and the tomatoes, but this has a high yummmability factor! 3 T. olive oil 4 oz thinly sliced guanciale or pancetta, cut in 3/4″ pieces freshly cracked pepper to taste 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small carrot,minced 1/2 onion, minced 1/2 t. crushed red […]

Mozza Salad: I could eat this EVERY night!

My most favorite salad in the world with the most badassical garbanzo beans I have ever had, and that says it all considering I used to gag on garbanzo beans.  SERIOUSLY! DO NOT MAKE THIS SALAD UNLESS YOU MAKE THESE GARBANZO BEANS. Okay.  OKAY!  Make the  #*!&$ salad and open a can of beans, but […]

Szechuan Green Beans

So delish!  I make these for dinner once a week (I know — boring!). 4 servings 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon dry sherry 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon corn starch 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 pound green […]