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This Creamy Mushroom Polenta Will Bring Eastern Europe Home

For something so straightforward, something with a main ingredient as cheap and basic as corn meal, the dish tastes blissful. Here’s our recipe for creamy mushroom polenta in the pressure cooker.


Chicken Mushroom Polenta with Roasted Butternut Squash

Polenta has a special place in our hearts. For two years, we lived in an Eastern European village where polenta served as a staple of the cuisine. They made polenta in a lot of combinations. One of our favorite all-time meals was polenta with fried pork, gravy and sheep cheese. Amazing! We’ve tried to replicate […]


This garlic sauce is the boss

Wow. That’s easily the lamest headline ever run on G@H. Bravo to all the gentlemanly “geniuses” involved in its creation. But, hey, it’s summer. Who’s got time for crafting catchy headlines? Not us. We’re outside. We’re doing fun stuff like hiking and grilling and swimming. We’re also watching our professional baseball team—the Kansas City Royals—dominate […]


Even you can prepare a delectably poached egg

Long have we put the poached egg on a pedestal. We saw it as fine art and those preparing it as skilled artists. The process of making a well poached egg seemed intricate and labor intensive. It was something to savor while dining out but not to replicate at home. That was then. We have […]


The secret to medium-rare perfection: the Sous Vide Supreme

We quite enjoy Top Chef. It’s wholesome, fun reality television. We like the competition. The food intrigues us. Tom Colicchio is just the right amount of curmudgeon. And, boy, do the chefs employ some zany techniques. Recently, while catching up on a past season, we witnessed one chef prepare the most deliciously perfect steak. It […]