Do The Mashed Part Two: Pinch Some Pierogi

Hope your apocalypse is going as well as possible, still, and that these recipes are helping comfort you in some small way! This week, we’re building off of Erin’s recipe for the ultimate comfort food, mashed potatoes, to give you an Eastern European classic that’s just as delightful and comforting. Pierogi! When I was aContinue reading “Do The Mashed Part Two: Pinch Some Pierogi”

Do the Mashed Potato

Mashed potatoes are not only the perfect comfort food but an excellent building block for numerous dishes–shepherd’s pie, pierogies, colcannon, etc. They are deeply mutable to deal with the items you have in your house, and you can fry any leftovers up for mashed potatoes fritters the next day. Versatile. Cheap. Possibility for experimentation? It’sContinue reading “Do the Mashed Potato”

Comfort Baking: Easy Cinnamon Rolls

This week, I’m going to tell you how to make your own cinnamon rolls. They’re easy, tasty, and only require a few ingredients that you likely have on hand. And they come out looking like this: First, you’ll need these ingredients as well as a whisk, a rolling pin, and a baking pan (circular orContinue reading “Comfort Baking: Easy Cinnamon Rolls”

Pizza with Pesto and Homemade Ricotta

This week, Erin showed you the many beautiful incarnations of pesto. Today we’re going to combine that recipe with two more easy ones to make something delightful — homemade pizza! Yeah, deliveries are still up in many places, but I guarantee you once you make your own pizza you will never want to go backContinue reading “Pizza with Pesto and Homemade Ricotta”

A Brief Introduction To Congee

Congee is a savory rice porridge that is eaten all over Asia. Also called kayu, juk, among other things, congee is a simple and comforting dish that can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner depending on your mood and/or preparation. What’s wonderful about congee is just how versatile it is. Add bacon and aContinue reading “A Brief Introduction To Congee”

Savory Bread Pudding with Focaccia, Caramelized Onions, and Mushrooms

Do you have left over focaccia from earlier this week? If not, you can always make more and make sure to save about a half of the pan for this delicious savory bread pudding recipe. It’s a take on the classic sweet dessert bread pudding, which is usually served with ice cream or whiskey caramelContinue reading “Savory Bread Pudding with Focaccia, Caramelized Onions, and Mushrooms”

Easy Bread: How to Make Focaccia

You’ve probably heard of everyone you know trying to make and feed a new sourdough starter during the quarantine. While that’s a very noble task, and there are certainly worse things to do than the feeding and care of something living right now, it’s also…a lot for some of us. Especially people who have neverContinue reading “Easy Bread: How to Make Focaccia”