Arancini from Sicily - Rice Balls Stuffed with Mozzarella

ceramic plate from Fifty One and a Half ...more

From Pizza Class: Pizza with Mushrooms, Pancetta & Onion

I just finished giving a Fall pizza making class and it seems like I get a lot of e-mails from readers who cannot attend the class because they don't live locally and want to know more about what we make in the class. ...more

Pizza Class Opening Tomorrow

If you are in the Mid-Michigan area, there is a last minute opening in the Pizza Class scheduled for tomorrow, Sunday, October 11th from 1:00 - 4:00. ...more

Announcing Fall Cooking Classes!

Fall Cooking Classes ...more

How to Cook a Green Bean

ceramic plate from Fifty One and a Half Warning: ...more

Easy Blueberry Crostata

Have you ever made a crostata? ...more

Appetizer of Eggplant, Tomato and Burrata with Anchovy Breadcrumbs

If you have plans in the future to visit San Francisco and wonder where to eat, let me recommend a couple of restaurants to you that are really exceptional - A16 and SPQR. ...more

Artisan Bread Update and a Bread Cloche Giveaway!

In all the years of writing this blog, the most popular post ever has been the one I wrote about No-Knead Artisan Bread....more

Ragu with Fresh Tajarin Pasta

We were recently in Seattle, visiting one of our sons, and had dinner at Spinasse. Spinasse is known around Seattle as one of the best places to go for homemade pasta and it did not disappoint. There were a lot of moans and groans coming from our table ....more

Chocolate Cinnamon Babkallah

I discovered this recipe last year and made it for my youngest son who loves both challah bread and chocolate. This is a cross between a chocolate babka and challah bread and it's so good. ...more