Review: How to Dry Age Steaks with Drybag

I know we haven’t even reach one major holiday and I’m already going to ask you to start planning ahead for your next one, whether it’s Christmas, New Year’s, etc. By then, you’ll probably be turkey’d out, so let’s talk beef. Specifically dry-aged beef. We celebrate Christmas or Chrismukkah with family and our neighborhood friends, and the one thing that’s …

gnocchi

Pan-Fried Pumpkin Gnocchi with Brown Butter Sage

Update 12/8/09 I’m thrilled to share that I’m a featured blogger for Oprah’s Holiday 2009! This is one of those perfect perfect fall-winter recipes that you must make for Thanksgiving. Because it’s super-simple. If you’ve never made gnocchi before, please trust me that it’s easier than you think…please don’t be intimidated by the “gn” Two throaty letters THAT close together …

Halloween Candy Inspired Cocktails

Snickertini. Peppermint Pattini. Starburst Martini. Almond Joy Martini. See this sexy woman right here? (my husband saw this photo and said, “cocktails? what cocktails?!”) This is Jessie Jane Lee, a very talented bartender who helped me mix, taste test some fantastic drink recipes for Halloween. Come read all about it and the get recipes on Steamy Kitchen on TLC!

Pan-fried Gyoza

Gyoza Recipe (Japanese Pan-Fried Dumplings)

Hello friends! Please say hi to Rachael, who’ve I’ve been mentoring in the blog-world as a Steamy Kitchen intern. She’s a kick-ass gyoza ninja and I’ve asked her to write up her super-secret recipe for these savory pan-fried Japanese style dumplings. Rachael lived in Japan for a number of years and here’s her story and a step by step photo …

Kickin’ Tequila Shrimp on Tasty Kitchen

I know you know my friend Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman, right? Of course you know her! Ree one of my fav bloggers – she’s just as genuine, funny and gracious in person as she is on the blog. I’ve even spooned with her. I can’t believe that I haven’t mentioned Ree’s latest adventure to you before, it’s simply addictive, …