Anchovy Butter Chicken w/ Chicken Fat Croutons

Recipe: Nothing Fancy Cookbook Note: We did a whole chicken and threw in some extra chicken legs that we had Total Time: 2 hours Review: I made a pretty good chicken joke on the Instagram so I’m really out of ideas. This chicken was dope – great weekend dinner. The croutons in the chicken fat … Continue reading Anchovy Butter Chicken w/ Chicken Fat Croutons

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

A Nice Lasagna

Recipe: Small Victories Cookbook Total Time: 6 hours Review: I love this lasagna. Julia Turshen describes it as a “A Nice Lasagna” that she’ll make for a friend’s birthday, and I just love that description. Super simple ingredients that are all handmade and come together beautifully. I’m not sure if I had ever had lasagna … Continue reading A Nice Lasagna

Crab Cakes

Decided to make crab cakes for dinner on Saturday as a nice weekend dinner. Happily, it turned out just as good as I had hoped. Recipe from Cooks Illustrated Cookbook Prep Time: 1.5 total (1 hr active – there’s 30 minutes in the fridge) # of Servings: Recipe serves 4 but crab is ridiculously expensive … Continue reading Crab Cakes