Carnitas

Recipe: Cooks Illustrated Total Time: 5 hours Review: We haven’t been cooking too much over the summer – I noticed that I felt the same last summer too, where I just didn’t have much motivation to cook or post or do anything except get outside as much as possible. Perhaps that pesky global pandemic exacerbated … Continue reading Carnitas

Pizza Night

Recipe: Nothing Fancy Cookbook Total Time: 2.5 hours (over 2 nights) Review: This was really on the edge of being a weekend recipe. But it’s doable on a weeknight with a little determination. First up – you need to make the focaccia the night before. Then when you get home from work the next night, … Continue reading Pizza Night

Coq Au Vin

Recipe: Cooks Illustrated (alternative Bon Appetit) Total Time: 3 hrs Review: Zak’s life can be divided into two eras, the before and after of having Buvette‘s Coq Au Vin.  Ever since that moment his life has been defined by the constant seeking and recreation of that meal.  All to no avail. (He says the same … Continue reading Coq Au Vin