Mushroom and Goat Cheese Ravioli

I love the combination of wild mushrooms and creamy goat cheese, they go so well together.  Be sure to get a soft goat cheese, if you have a crumbly chevre add a little ricotta or sour cream to smooth out the filling.  Serve the ravioli…

Basic Pasta

This pasta recipe comes from Thomas Keller at The French Laundry.  I've made pasta a number of ways, but this recipe produces a vibrant, silky product like no other.  The dough can be made a day ahead, or can be frozen for a short time.   Basic…

Spaghetti Carbonara

Breakfast for dinner, you say?  No problem with this quick pasta recipe.  tradition calls for pancetta, but a good smoky bacon will do.  Use the pasta water to emulsify with the egg mixture to make a creamy sauce.   Spaghetti…
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Linguine Vongole

One of our quick go to meals, vongole is easy to prepare and totally satisfying.  Tradition calls for fresh littleneck or Manila clams, and that's great, but sometimes I want to make this with what I have available in the pantry.  A quality…