Gnocchi are like little potato pillows. Once they are made and frozen, they make for an easy week night dinner as they can be boiled right from the freezer, so there is no thawing time required. They taste great with anything from a simple tomato sauce to pesto to even melted butter and parmesan cheese.
This is great Italian comfort food, especially on a cold snowy day when carbs are a necessity.
A ricer (pictured above) makes the Gnocchi process a lot easier as you'll be able to achieve the fine mashed texture required for the potatoes in this recipe with very little effort.