Lemon Broccoli Pasta

I don’t have any idea where I got this recipe. In my spiral notebook, I have scribbled down the most basic directions. I don’t even remember if I’ve made it, but this sounds goooood to me. 1 pound pasta 1 1/2 pounds broccoli Bring a big pot of water to a boil. Add pasta and…

Five-Minute Tomato Sauce

So quick, and the lemon zest makes it a little surprising and so good. Ingredients: 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper (I like less, you do you) 1/2 teaspoon fine grain sea salt 3 medium cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 28-ounce can crushed red tomatoes zest of one lemon…

Chicken Tikka Masala

I think this may be our third recipe for Chicken Tikka Masala on Needs More Butter. So why another one? Yeah, this one’s for the Instant Pot.  Ingredients: 1 small onion, chopped 1/2 yellow bell pepper, chopped 2 tablespoons butter or ghee 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon fresh ginger 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon coriander 2…

Pork Roast (in the Instant Pot)

This recipe is basically the Kalua Pig recipe from Nom Nom Paleo, though I never have the right salt. The pork is really versatile: it’s good simply out of the pot or add bbq sauce or use in soup (pozole, for example) or tacos. Ingredients: 3 slices bacon 3–5-pound bone-in or boneless pork shoulder roast…

Orange Cardamom Rolls

I have made these for the last couple of years for our New Year’s Day donut party, and they are one of my favorites. Dough: 1/4 cup warm water 4 1/2 teaspoons (2 packages) active dry yeast In bowl of stand mixer, sprinkle yeast over water and allow to dissolve. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan,…