making ravioli
Meat Ravioli from Leftovers -
Evan Kleiman

I'm sure that tucking a bit of leftover food into a sheet of pasta aka ravioli had its origins in creating abundance from very little.  They are the perfect food to use up leftovers.  You just need two things.  Some fresh egg pasta in your freezer and some good stuff that you more

Evan's Hot Sour Soup
Hot and Sour Soup, Enriched for Cold Fighting -
Evan Kleiman

The other night I finally felt myself succumbing to the latest cold/flu.  That dreaded scratchy throat and overall malaise required soup. I love Hot and Sour Soup and luckily had chicken broth in the freezer and fresh ginger and turmeric in the fridge.  Ginger and turmeric are supposed to be anti-inflammatories so perfect more

Babka Monkey Bread -
Evan Kleiman

This is a mashup of a Chocolate Cinnamon Babka and a Monkey Bread.  It is good. I know that a lot of people are obsessed with cooking big pieces of meat or making cookies over the holidays, but I want breakfast or tea time treats.  Those buttery, cinnamon kissed baked more

how to fix runny pie
Pie Fail = Just Another Opportunity -
Evan Kleiman

On the eve of a lot of pie baking I gift you with a story of failure turned into success as a reminder that perfection is it's own kind of hell.  Yeah, I know.  You get to a point in life where you say to yourself, really?  When will the more

Horchata Cream Pie
Recipe: Horchata Cream Pie -
Evan Kleiman

In my quest to both get better at making cream pies and to enjoy eating them I challenged myself to come up with some flavors I enjoy in general.  It's the best kind of inspiration. Then you can fiddle around until the cream filling that embodies the flavor you're looking more