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kitchen sink pasta.

I find cooking creatively and cooking from a recipe to be two totally different muscles. Having learned to cook from recipes and being a person who is more able to color outside the lines when someone else has drawn them … Continue reading

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four years later: pasta.

Oh, hello. It is April 2020. There’s a plague on and we are quarantined. This isn’t like the narration to a flash forward or something, it’s just a brief orientation as to why this blog is active again. As it … Continue reading

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cacio e pepe is not, in fact, bullshit.

I’ll admit it, I was a doubter. Despite listening to Andy and Adam rave about the wonder that is cacio e pepe (a pasta dish starring exactly four ingredients), I remained highly skeptical. And at the root of my skepticism … Continue reading

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more fake-fancy pasta to impress your date!

This fake-fancy pasta, unlike my previous entry in this category, comes slightly closer to deserving the name. It is inspired by this pasta recipe from Italian Food Forever (and what the fuck is that blog, why do I have a … Continue reading

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crazy delicious vegetarian improv pasta.

Guys, there’s no easy way to say this … I improvised a vegetarian dish for dinner tonight, and it kicked ass. I guess that was pretty easy. I had started baking at about 10 PM, and by 11:30 I wanted … Continue reading

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fake-fancy pasta to impress your date.

Due to the way I grew up eating, I am preprogrammed to think cream sauce = fancy. This is because we do not make things with cream sauces in my house. So when I first started reading Pioneer Woman, I … Continue reading

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