A Feel Good Gnocchi Cacio e Pepe

Ask anyone how they like their gnocchi and you will get a rousing smile billow from their lips and proclaim–light, and pillowy soft, of course! Gnocchi is Italian for “lump” or “dumpling” made with potatoes and flour. Gnocchi is made by combining milled potato and flour with egg yolk to help bind the dough together….

Star Anise Roasted Chicken

This recipe evolved through my interaction with my Picky Palate Boyfriend (PPB). I love making Rosemary and Thyme roast chicken with the accompanying roasted potatoes. Unbeknownst to me — he didn’t particularly like the taste of rosemary! Yet, there he was — having a serving or two of my roast chicken whenever it graced our…