Comfort Food: Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce


This dish is pretty new in my comfort food rotation.   Others, like my perfect grilled cheese sandwich or a simple breakfast for dinner have been making last minute appearances at my dinner table for years.  I’ll admit that I was skeptical about poaching eggs in tomato sauce, but several months ago I was on a poached egg kick.  Poached eggs on sandwiches, on salads, on grain bowls, you name it, I’d topped it with a poached egg.  So while I was skeptical, I simply had to try it. The preparation is so simple.  Just heat up tomato sauce (I doctor … Continue reading

Happy New Year!

Ricotta Gnocchi

J and I decided to stay in and cook something really decadent for New Year’s this year. We both have fond memories of the time we made gnocchi in my kitchen back in Cambridge, so we decided to try ricotta gnocchi this year. I followed this recipe from the NY times, just leaving out the sage. We decided to pair the gnocchi with a spicy arrabiata sauce plus a simple salad and some bread. The gnocchi were actually much simpler than the potato version. I just mixed together the eggs, ricotta, parmesan and flour. I also added in about a … Continue reading