Fearless Kitchen

Cook fearlessly, live adventurously, eat well.

Big Nana’s Ricotta Cheesecake

Ever since we could make decisions on our own, my mom would let my brother and me choose our birthday cakes. Birthdays were already exciting, of course, because it was … Continue reading

April 18, 2015 · 3 Comments

Lemon Doughnuts with Blackberry Jam Filling

As you guys might have guessed, I am a big fan of making things from scratch. I think they usually taste better than the alternative, and while I’m not above … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · 6 Comments

Our Growing Edge – January 2015 Round-Up

Hello, bloggers, and welcome to the January 2015 edition of Our Growing Edge! I am finally recovered enough from whatever winter plague I caught, and so without further ado, am … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · 3 Comments

Slow-Cooker Carnitas Dinner Party (+ Pickled Onion & Habanero Salsa and Mexican Black Beans)

Hello hello, all you wonderful people! Before we get into the meat of this post (ha, ha), let me take this opportunity to remind you that this month, I am … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · 4 Comments

Our Growing Edge January 2015

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate, and a very happy new year to all! I know it has been a while, but my resolution this January is getting back to … Continue reading

January 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

Porco à Alentejana (Portuguese Pork and Clams)

In food, there are just certain things that you know go together. Peanut butter and jelly. Brownies and ice cream. Spaghetti and meatballs. The list goes on. These combinations have … Continue reading

October 5, 2014 · 7 Comments

Zucchini and Tomato Tart

I’ve mentioned before that when it comes to dinner, more often than I’d like to admit, I fly by the seat of my pants. Sometimes there just isn’t enough time … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

Corn Chowder

I am going to ruin your summer day, I’m sorry. I’m going to say the phrase that you have been avoiding since March. It’s the phrase that you haven’t needed … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · 3 Comments

Pasta with Tuna, Tomatoes, Capers, and Basil

Very occasionally, I am caught completely unprepared by dinnertime. It’s not that the time itself sneaks up on me– no, my stomach is a pretty good timekeeper in that respect. … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rice-Stuffed Tomatoes alla Romana

Guys. Let’s talk for a second about fresh summer tomatoes. How incredible they are. How versatile they are. How it doesn’t matter which kind you get– the big juicy ones, … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 3 Comments