Bastogne Pot Pie from Anna Teresa Callen

Bastogne Pot Pie from Anna Teresa Callen

For decades Anna Teresa Callen taught Italian cooking to thousands of appreciative students. Working out of The Village in New York City, Anna taught, wrote, ate and surely laughed. This recipe comes from her marvelous 1981 treatise The Wonderful World of Pizzas,...
Picadillo Loaf in a Cornmeal Crust

Picadillo Loaf in a Cornmeal Crust

I recently reviewed a lovely book called Fifty-Two Meat Loaves. It’s a book from  way back in 1993 but, hey, comfort food never dies. It just gets better and better over the decades. Here is our first test from the book. A vibrant Cuban recipe with flavor bouncing in...
Creamy Country Gravy from One Pan to Rule Them All

Creamy Country Gravy from One Pan to Rule Them All

Even on weekends now, we now tend to rush through breakfast like a morning thunder storm. There is soccer or football or band or something that means we are already late. Every family is busier on the weekend than the “work week.” Which is a bit of a shame. When I was...