Category Archives: Jim Lahey Bread Book

Best Beef Stew Ever

 “Best Beef Stew Ever.” That is a direct quote from Chris. The recipe was in the little booklet that came with the Crock Pot. Simple recipe that resulted in a the “Best Beef Stew Ever.” Tonight was the Super Bowl. … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

It’s snowing. Winter Storm Anna. When it snows I bake bread. I started both of the breads I made yesterday. We all have our ways to prepare for a snow storm. The Jim Lahey No Knead Bread was started yesterday … Continue reading

Posted in Cheez-Its, Chili, Chocolate Babka, Crackers, Crock Pot, Food & Wine, Food 52,, Jim Lahey Bread Book, No Knead Bread, Slow Cooker, Winter Storm | 1 Comment

Happy Anniversary Heart Shaped Pizza

Have you seen this month’s Bon Appetit? The photo on the cover is a of a pizza baked in the type of pan that I use. A rectangle baking pan. That is how my mom did it and that is what … Continue reading

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Broccoli Rabe Pizza

  A couple of weeks ago I tried to recreate an appetizer we had at Becco. Broccoli Rabe with Burrato. At the time I did not find the Burrato cheese, but I found it at the store this week. I steamed … Continue reading

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Bacon and Onion Calzones

Something about this crust, Jim Lahey’s recipe. Perfect. Thin and crisp. The bacon and sauteed onion, always a winning combination. And a light marinara sauce. The perfect end to a busy day.

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Let the Bread Baking Begin!

There was a nip in the air today. I left the house this morning and went back for a sweater. You know what this means? Bread baking season has begun. In the past my baking was sporadic because of weekend … Continue reading

Posted in 18 hour bread, Jim Lahey Bread Book, Vegetable Side Dishes.

Spinach, Bacon, Onion, Goat Cheese and Feta Pizza

Wow! Best Pizza Ever! I sauteed sliced onions, added pre-cooked bacon to the pan (yeah I know it is not the best thing to eat but I was in traffic for an hour and 20 minutes) and some spinach until … Continue reading

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Sausage, Escarole and Beans and…

Let’s start off with Small Sour Cream Coffee Cake For Two Recipe. I found this recipe on What’s Cooking Italian Style Cuisine. I had extra sour cream in the fridge so I made this when I got up and we … Continue reading

Posted in A Bachelor and His Grill, Cheese Bread, Coffee Cake, Escarole and Beans, Jim Lahey Bread Book, Pistachio Cookies, sausage, What's Cooking Italian Style Cuisine, White Chocolate Cherry

The Best Pizza I Have Ever Made.

Yes quite the statement. Bold. Perhaps. But it was so good.How did this amazing pie come together?Well I had fried eggplant in the freezer that was not used in the Eggplant Parmesan I made for Christmas. I had some Pancetta … Continue reading

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Pizza Di Scarola

I really like escarole. I like pizza, it’s a bread thing. So when I saw the recipe for Pizza Di Scarola (Escarole Pie) on the Memorie di Angelina site I was very excited. I made the dough, using Jim Lahey’s … Continue reading

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