Homemade garganelli pasta

Homemade garganelli pasta

According to the legend it was cardinal Cornelio Bentivoglio d’Aragona’s cook who invented garganelli in 1725 when she had to improvise on making dinner. She used a reed or “pettine” to roll the pasta, giving them their characteristic quill-like shape and ridges. Not uncommonly garganelli are also known as “maccheroni al pettine“.

Pearl Meatballs

Pearl Meatballs

These Chinese meatballs are covered in a layer of sticky rice and then steamed to cook. They’re called zhen zhu wan zhi, which means pearl meatballs.

Coleslaw

Coleslaw

This is a super easy side dish, but I just had to share it. I love it especially with hamburgers, pulled pork or Sloppy Joes.

Sloppy Joes on Homemade Buns

Sloppy Joes on Homemade Buns

We had our first Sloppy Joe many years ago at a little lunchroom that has since closed it’s doors. It was our first and only time until now. When Stefan saw Gwen’s recipe (in Dutch) he wanted to …

Chicken and Mushroom Pies

Chicken and Mushroom Pies

Whenever I buy a rotisserie chicken or roast my own chicken I always have leftovers. With my latest left over roasted chicken I made these small chicken and mushroom pies.

Liège Meatballs

Liège Meatballs

This is a dish I got to know just recently. It’s known under a variety of names in French and Dutch. Most of them boil down to meatballs from Liège or meatballs made in rabbit sauce.

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