It’s hard to take a good picture of a stew or braised dish. Everything looks just like a bowl of brown! Having said that, there is nothing so tasty, comforting and beautiful on a dark Winter night than classic braised shortribs served on a heaping mound of polenta. Beef Shortribs With Polenta 2 tablespoons Olive …

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image courtesy of Pottery Barn Gravy. It’s definition both culinary and colloquially means all things lovely, and is the perfect place to start my Thanksgiving recipes. I’ve always been disappointed by the amount of juice rendered off a turkey after it cooks. It’s never enough to make very much gravy. In this house not enough …

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