Let’s start by saying you don’t have to make the streamlined pizza dough we describe here; you can buy pizza dough, guilt-free, at your local pizza shop, bakery, or at the supermarket. But if you want to make the dough yourself, Suzie Middleton has a very good recipe meant for weeknight grilling. The best part […]
You could argue that there is nothing better than a warm cinnamon roll, but the Laurel Diner in Southbury, Connecticut, takes the cinnamon roll to the max by turning it into french toast. Now you can make this eye-rolling, decadent delight at home.
Brian O’Rourke is full of surprises at O’Rourke’s Diner, built in 1941 in Middletown, Connecticut. As chef and owner, Brian seems to be able to create something good out of any food items he stumbles upon in his pantries. You’ll find regular diner–style items on the menu with Brian’s original twist, including a very tasty […]
What we all need for weeknight dinner is something easy and good—it’s that simple. How about pecan-crusted fish fillet? Or one of my all-time favorite Mediterranean pasta dishes, Greek Shrimp Couscous, Feta, Olives & Lemon. And for dessert—the summer crowd-pleaser for grownups and children—the Great Grape Freeze. You get the idea. This is where I […]
It feels ridiculous to create a dish and then say how good it is, which is what I’m about to do. This kind of behavior happens because when most of us home cooks whip up something from our heads, we’re often as surprised as anyone might be that it seems to have worked out. (I […]