A Very Good & Nice Lasagna

Recipe: Mix between Small Victories’ A Nice Lasagna and Nothing Fancy’s A Very Good Lasagna Total Time: 6 hrs Notes: We made the noodles from scratch from Small Victories’ recipe, followed Nothing Fancy’s sauce recipe but added yogurt to get a pink-ish sauce, then did our own cheese (1.5 lbs mozzarella, 1 lb ricotta, 1 … Continue reading A Very Good & Nice Lasagna

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