Shallot and Mushroom Oven Risotto by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Finally, an oven risotto that is spot on!

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Creamy Courgette and Lemon Risotto

I rarely use crème fraîche in a risotto, so I gave this fresh lemony courgette risotto a try.

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Lasagna by Marcus Wareing

Another great recipe from the Marcus at Home cookbook to give our new pasta machine a spin.
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Buttermilk Fried Chicken by Marcus Wareing

Recently, I have been cooking from Marcus Wareing’s cookbook, Marcus at Home, which was released in the fall of 2016.

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Beef Stroganoff by Thomas Keller

This was the pièce de résistance from the Ad Hoc At Home cookout that Koen and I had in December: Beef Stroganoff.

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French Onion Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Time for some weekend indulgence: a pretty epic lunch sandwich, mashing up a Grilled Cheese sandwich and French onion soup!

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French Onion Soup (revisited)

Another zen moment for me during very hectic weeks at work: making your own classic French onion soup.

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Mushroom Ragù and Creamy Polenta Lasagna

I followed the suggestion to make a double portion as it was advertised by Daniel Gritzer of seriouseats.com as an epic vegetarian sauce. Continue reading “Mushroom Ragù and Creamy Polenta Lasagna”

Brussels Sprouts Risotto by Ottolenghi

To our pleasant surprise, our son announced a couple of weeks ago that he wanted to cook dinner for all of us.

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Spaghetti with a Creamy Butternut Squash Sauce

Squash is pretty versatile. Oven roasting, a mash, a hearty soup or as part of a risotto? Been there, done that. Using squash as a basis for a pasta sauce? A definite must try!!

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