Crusty, No-Knead Artisan Bread

Crusty, beautiful bread that’s EASY to make!

There has been a rise (so to speak) in the popularity of “no-knead” bread recipes among bakers in recent years. Which is no surprise, given that this technique allows the home baker to make beautiful, crusty, flavorful loaves…. with an absolute minimum of effort, as the [...]

Thai skirt steak with tomatoes and arugula

This is one of my favorite quick weeknight meals… it features skirt steak, which sometimes gets a bad rap; it can be tough if overcooked. However, if seared in a hot skillet to medium-rare, it can be tender and extremely flavorful. The following is what I consider to be a simple and very satisfying [...]

Dinner in a rush… Sous vide t-bone with seared tomatoes, sauteed mushrooms & mixed greens

Tonight was one of those nights… Usually I find preparing an elaborate dinner a calming ritual, even after a long day, but when I came home tonight I was tired, hungry and impatient. I needed something simple and fast. (I HAD put a steak in the Sous Vide Supreme this morning, so I did [...]