• Parmesan Cream Sauce

    30 days ago - By Life Should Be Beautiful

    Yes, I like to make things from scratch. But there's no need to make EVERYTHING yourself. I have made ravioli before, but don't shy away from buying high-quality filled pasta from a pasta purveyor or even a warehouse store.
    I draw the line with the sauce though. I am scared of the tubs of Alfredo and other sauces you can buy at the grocery store. Too many preservatives, gums and -ates for my liking. Plus, when a sauce can be easily and quickly made with ingredients you're likely to have in the pantry, why bother?
    Here's a rich creamy, cheesy sauce I concocted for some spinach ravioli we...
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  • Food and Wine Says, "Make, Don't Buy" These Things

    Food and Wine Says, "Make, Don't Buy" These Things

    30 days ago - By Life Should Be Beautiful

    Here's an interesting interactive feature from Food & Wine on things you should make yourself, rather than buy. I would agree, especially on mac and cheese and vinaigrette. I would also add ricotta to this list. So easy.
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    What would you add to the list? Post in the comments below.
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