Deep Dish Pizza

Deep Dish Pizza

I don't know why I keep trying to replicate Lou Malnati's pizza; I live in Chicago so I am never more than about 60 minutes away from eating the real thing. But I do.  Perhaps because even when it doesn't quite get there what you're probably left with is a damn good...

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Cassoulet

Earlier this year, Melissa Clark published The New Essentials of French Cooking in the New York Times and I took it as a personal challenge from Melissa to me.  To which I said, out loud in my home, like a boss "game on Melissa. Game on." And why not start with the...

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Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street

I always give Cook's Illustrated credit for teaching me how to cook and it will always be my go-to for classic American dishes like fried chicken, chocolate cupcakes, pancakes, burgers, roast turkey and countless other things I cannot live without. But Milk Street is...

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