I’ve been experimenting with white pizzas lately. White pizza is a northern, olive-oil based pie that’s made its way south with the growing prevalence of NY-style pizzerias. It can be as complex or as simple as you want to make it. I still haven’t mastered the art of making goodRead more
Spaghetti pie is a dish that a lot of people use to recycle leftovers. It’s sort of like the bastard offspring of pizza and lasagna. My mother makes a good version of the dish, but I’ve had to make a few tweaks to her formula to accommodate the fact thatRead more
I’ve been meaning to make ravioli ever since I got my pasta press. I finally got around to it last night and I was pleased with the results.
Bruschetta is one of those recipes that many people really like to make, but few make really well. This past weekend, my wife and I had some great bruschetta at a restaurant in Hendersonville, NC. What made it great was the simplicity of the ingredients. It was just sliced baguette,Read more
The wife and I are nuts for Insalata Caprese. We’ll make a large platter and munch on it for days. This time, we used the last of our green tomatoes to make an extra crispy version: We served it with some sopressata. The fresh mozzarella will only get better asRead more
A few weeks ago, my wife and I tried our hand at making mozzarella cheese. This kit from Leeners.com cost $25 and will make 6 pounds of cheese: The kit cost over $30 after shipping and handling, and we'll have to buy six gallons of fresh milk. That might soundRead more