Do You Like Pizza?

Just kidding. Of course you do. And don’t you wish you could make it really, really well at home? Of course you do. Baking teacher/pizza genius Peter Reinhart is offering an online mini class, Perfect Pizza at Home on Craftsy, and now you can take it for FREE. No more soggy or tough pizza crust, …

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In Memory of Christopher Idone (The Dirtiest Dinner Ever)

Last Friday the inimitable Christopher Idone died after a long battle with cancer, and two years in hospice. He was one of the best cooks I ever knew — decades ago he lived and wrote about much of what we know about authentic, simple, seasonal, and regional cooking today. His cookbooks Glorious Food and Glorious …

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Millet and Greens Salad

In the infinitely pleasurable quest to explore the world of whole grains, millet got to the top of the list.  I love its mild, slightly corn-like flavor, and its light crunch even when cooked. For the past many months, I have been loving the idea of combining cooked whole grains and a variety of leafy …

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Pea Shoot Salad with Shrimp, Goat Cheese and Citrus Vinaigrette

Will spring ever get here?  Maybe if we all make this salad, we’ll summon it. I first made this while my husband was watching the Patriots game a few months back. Gary’s from Worcester, Mass. I need to spend some time, at another moment, talking about living in NYC with a Patriots fan. It can …

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