I love corn. I spent yesterday trying to think of some witty comment I could write about my love for corn. I tried to come up with some kind of Iowa reference or maybe a quote from one of the “Children of the Corn” movies, but then I decided to just keep it to a simple statement of my love for the happy, yellow, summer fruit (Yes, corn is a fruit – Google it). I’ve also discovered that roasting vegetables is by far the best way to eat them. I’ve previously discussed my childhood hatred of Brussel sprouts that turned into an intense infatuation once I discovered they could be roasted instead of boiled, and corn is even more delicious when roasted as well. Bobby Flay knows what’s up. Continue reading
While the internet obviously has many perks and has made life easier in many ways, sometimes it can take the magic out of things. Ever since pinterest came along, my beautiful cookbook collection has been sitting lonely on its shelf collecting dust. I decided it was time to take a break from recipe browsing on my iPhone and bust out my old friends. A few years ago a friend gave me Williams-Sonoma’s London cookbook and it is filled with beautiful pictures of one of my favorite cities and delicious recipes. I’m sad Willliams-Sonoma no longer carries the “Foods of the World” cookbook line, but the good news is you can still find them on Amazon.com. See, there’s one of those internet perks I was talking about.
There are few things I love more than a delicious meal that can be cooked in one pot in under 30 minutes. This recipe embodies the definition of simple deliciousness. The only negative is the recipe cooks so quickly you don’t even have time to finish a glass of wine while cooking it. Serious problem, I know.
I believe I’ve confessed my love for Giada numerous times already on this blog, but just in case you’ve forgotten, Giada is amazing. I still don’t understand how she stays so tiny while making all that amazing Italian food, but she’s just too cute and talented to hate. Continue reading