Spaetzle is about the most fun you can have with bowl of flour and water, a colander, and a pot of boiling water. It's messy, but highly entertaining (and with tasty results!). If you're ready to step up your spaetzle game, however, consider a special spaetzle maker
Creamy carbs and bacon. Music to my ears. But lately I've been trying to transform dishes that I really love into lighter version of themselves. And thankfully, many other cooks and recipe developers seem to be thinking the same way.
When the holidays have passed and the cold, long winter ahead gets me down, my meals often turn toward comfort foods. And my ultimate favorite in comfort foods is spaetzle. These noodle-like dumplings embrace a light butter sage sauce and hold up even in meaty casseroles. Read on for spaetzle recipes and inspiration!
Among many of my friends, homemade pasta is all the rage. It has been for quite some time. I received yet another pasta maker for Christmas this year and between talk of cutting gnocchi and achieving the thinnest possible lasagne noodles, I'm plum pasta'd out.
There are two kinds of people in this world. Those who like pasta and those who like pasta. This year we had a little something for everyone with lighter dishes, fresh tastes and even no boil pasta bakes to save you time!
Growing up on the coast of Southern California, I was pretty far removed from my father's native Brooklyn neighborhood. However my Mississippi-born mother made sure to close some of that distance with one delicious Jewish recipe she adapted from her mother-in-law. Savory noodle kugel is as comforting and cozy as it gets.
The other day I came across long sticks of uncut ziti pasta. I'm sure there's a real Italian name for such things, but I'm affectionately calling it pool noodle pasta. They were giant wobbly worms and were a real treat, but there was only one problem, they absorbed so much salt from the pasta water that they were inedible — and folks, this isn't my first rodeo.
It's no secret that we here at The Kitchn love buying from the bulk section of the market. Whether we are looking for a small amount of spices or large amounts of grains, shopping in the bulk section saves money, minimizes waste, and inspires us to try out new pantry ingredients. In celebration of Bulk Foods Week (October 16-22), here are 13 tips, tricks and tutorials for buying and storing foods in bulk.