Pasta

Crispy Gnocchi with Lamb Ragu

Crispy Gnocchi with Lamb Ragu

We’ve established a tradition for our wedding anniversaries in which I cook a classic on our fine wedding china (since it sits pretty 363 days of the year, on average). To mark year two, this gnocchi recipe tastes divine and is absolutely feasible to prepare after work in under an hour.

Wild Mushroom Pappardelle

Wild Mushroom Pappardelle

As I recently hinted in a cozy Valentine’s Night In post, the secret to a memorable holiday for two is not necessarily the frills, but rather the quality time. Our love languages (what’s yours?!) might dictate how we spend a holiday such as Valentine’s or an anniversary — for some, it’s gifts; for me, it’s quality time. After just 25 minutes of cook time for this main course, you’ll have extra time to savor every swirl.

Instant Pot Risotto with English Peas + Spinach

Instant Pot Risotto with English Peas + Spinach

I know I’m very late to the Instant Pot train. But I have arrived, and my mind is blown. When it comes to a batch of risotto, there is something quite charming about standing over the stove, stirring, and stirring, and stirring again… But when you arrive home from a full 8-5 stretch, your arms are already sore from early morning boot camp that day, and you are very, very hungry, the Instant Pot version of risotto is not just satisfying — it is miraculous.