Ever since the very first trip to Italy in 2020, I’ve been addicted to recreating as closely as possible some of the Italian dishes we ate on our vacation. My favorite Roman pasta dish is carbonara. In total, there are four pasta dishes that are Roman staples. Pasta all’Amatriciana isRead More →

Smith’s Chef Jeff Jackson’s recipe for homemade pasta. Ingredients 2 bed. all-purpose flour, leveled 3 pounds. eggs ½ tsp. salt 2 tbsp. olive oil directions 1. Mount the flour on a work surface then form a deep well in the middle. Add the eggs, salt and olive oil, then useRead More →

HHow is your relationship with your blender? Is it in the cabinet hidden behind the waffle maker? If so, it might be time to remove it again and reconnect. The appliance, which was the hot new gadget in home kitchens in the 1930s, is a reliable old standby that canRead More →

A great way to add flavor to a pasta dish is to toast the noodles in oil, which brings out nutty notes that add complexity to the end result. And a great example of this lesson is sopa seca, which translates to “dry soup” from Spanish. This Mexican dish typicallyRead More →

A great way to add flavor to a pasta dish is to toast the noodles in oil, which brings out nutty notes that add complexity to the end result. And a great example of this lesson is sopa seca, which translates to “dry soup” in Spanish. This Mexican dish usuallyRead More →

A great way to add flavor to a pasta dish is to toast the noodles in oil, which brings out nutty notes that add complexity to the end result. And a great example of this lesson is sopa seca, which translates to “dry soup” in Spanish. This Mexican dish usuallyRead More →

A great way to add flavor to a pasta dish is to toast the noodles in oil, which brings out nutty notes that add complexity to the end result. And a good example of this lesson is sopa seca, which translates to “dry soup” from Spanish. This Mexican dish usuallyRead More →