Silky Leek Soup

A humble pureed vegetable soup is a particular kind of pleasure.

No matter how many dazzling things we have the good fortune to eat in our lives, we often remember the simplest meals with as much power and affection as the fanciest.  A humble pureed vegetable soup is amongst those particular pleasures.  Also, Proustian prose aside, if you’re feeling lazy, you can get from a few …

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Bacon and Egg Breakfast Pizza

The most important meal of the day just got a little more fun.

In what world would you not be happy to see pizza for breakfast?  And in what world would your kids not be happy to see pizza for breakfast? A weird alternate universe world, that’s what world. Sometimes I do breakfast pizzas on an English muffin, but when you use pizza dough, now that’s a true …

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Lardons, Goat Cheese and Spinach Frittata

Our family is busy.  Busy, I tell you.  Busy in that the weeknight dinners that we aim for regularly are becoming harder, which I feel stupid admitting, but it’s true.  Two active teenage boys, two working adults; this doesn’t add up to laid-back weeknight dinners with four people present.  Weekend nights?  Different kinds of commitments, …

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