People searching for recipes are craving big flavor in a big way. Ha! I loved all your photos from your retreat through IG a while back. Your email address will not be published. With floured hands and on a floured surface, roll each section into a long snake. You always point me in the right direction and talk me off the ledge when I’m about to jump. Then add milk and cream and whisk until full incorporated. Let mixture simmer until thickened. Believe me, I know exactly how you feel but remember, it’s all about quality content and connecting with the readers you have to inspire them to come back. Use a pastry cutter to cut into one inch pieces. 2 cloves garlic, crushed. Thank you for giving me what I needed today. For those of you who have never eaten gnocchi … Bye bye bacon, hello harissa. :) The questions definitely helped with that! Help yourself by mentoring others and sharing your knowledge. And thanks so much for the kind words. My friend Courtney of Be More With Less and the minimalist fashion project Project 333 joined us on Saturday to lead us in a discussion about taking our brands beyond the blog and how to incorporate balance into our work and personal lives. Even with the constant drone of tweets, Instagrams and Facebook updates, not to mention our actual blog posts, you’d think we’d all be totally in tune with one another. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. All opinions are always my own. With arugula, walnuts, cranberries and blue cheese | I have found that even when mashing potatoes thoroughly, the texture is still too chunky for gnocchi. Not usually. And for non-food bloggers, I think you’re going to love this Garlic and Herb Gnocchi Salad I’m sharing at the end of this post. What resonates with me the most are two: Who is my reader? Add prosciutto and cook 1 1/2 - 2 minutes, stirring constantly. I find I’m creating recipes that I like or throw together. I like that the herbs used are what I always have on hand! And yes! And so grateful to have heard Courtney speak! It was so fun following along! I was happily surprised with the first bite, and the second, and the third and so on, and so on. So much goodness here! Ha! Thank you ladies! Ironically, we’re all beginning to disconnect because we’re overloaded with social media’s portrayal of perfect lifestyles. You rock. Remove the herbs from the pan. “Unless you are prepared to give up something valuable, you will never be able to truly change at all, because you will forever be in the control of the thing you can’t give up”. Try these 8 simple ways to let go. Make sure not to over boil them as they wouldn’t taste as fresh. It was really helpful. Tear up the remaining sage leaf and toss the contents of the pan again. Leave a comment below, or take a photo and tag it on Instagram or Twitter with #foodiecrush! This post was so fun and inspirational :) I’m totally in love with gnocchi, too…so I’m gonna have to try this recipe ;). Leave a comment below, or take a photo and tag it on Instagram or Twitter with #foodiecrush! I’m Heidi and I cook real good, real food I hope you’ll love to make, too. what sets you apart from the others? Take recipe photos that are less preciously posed, more messy, more simple with hands in the photos, kids reaching in for the cookie or the whole dinner table or event to share. The doughy little potato dumplings are coated in a savory and creamy garlic … Gnocchi is an Italian variety of dumplings usually freshly made and served with a flavorful sauce. Add vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Are you still doing holiday baking? The herbed flavor comes from the Sauté Express garlic and herb seasoned pats. The purpose? Required fields are marked *. Simple and delicious! – Andy Law. But who is that reader? That’s where its at. Give your readers the opportunity to show they’re part of the blog story by asking them to let you know if they made your recipe by sharing it on social media with your blog’s hashtag. Then do the litmus test: Write your content and create every single recipe for that reader and ask yourself, does it speak to them? This looks like so much fun! Don’t feel it’s too brazen to share your social media likes, shares, pins, post impressions etc. Your blog is awesome and full of beautiful recipes! Add gnocchi back to skillet along with fresh basil; toss to coat. You captured the weekend perfectly in photos and words. Add in the gnocchi and toss to coat all of the gnocchi with the garlic butter. I feature other bloggers in my food blogging interviews and 5 Food Blogs I’m Following Now series. While I could tell you a lot about what’s going on in each of my blogging friend’s lives, there’s nothing better than connecting in person. Greek Gnocchi Salad There’s nothing like a cool pasta salad on a hot summer day! Thanks to Deer Valley Resort, Land O Lakes Sauté Express, Blue Diamond, Almond Breeze, DeLallo, Tillamook, President Cheese, Whole Foods Utah, Minted, QSquared, Katie Waltman, Albion Fit, The Spa at Stein Erikson Lodge and Riverhorse on Main for making our weekend a total better blogging success. Oct 12, 2015 - Garlic and Herb Gnocchi made using Perfect Italiano Ricotta and Parmesan Add the onion and cook until softened, and add the garlic and pepper flakes. This Lemon Herb Pasta Salad with Marinated Chickpeas from @pinchofyum combines pasta coated in a silky “sauce” of olive oil and lemon juice, tossed with chickpeas soaked in a flavor bath of fresh garlic and herbs, and finished with more herbs and lots of salt and pepper and some Parmesan cheese. Whisk flour into garlic and butter. We can all compete in this space. How can you and your talents distinguish yourself from the fold? STEP 3. Type of Cucumber to use. I usually split it into 6-8 pieces. It is delicious warm or cold, asa a side or a main meal. I used DeLallo gnocchi in this recipe. Categories: appetizers, cheese, noodles, rice and grains, recipes, salads and sides, seasonal : fall, seasonal : winter, vegetables and fruits Tags: arugula, better blog, blue cheese, cranberries, gnocchi, red onion, retreat, salad, walnuts. This looks phenomenal and I can’t wait to check out the recipes from the retreat. It makes meal planning a snap.