My dad is an amazing cook and one of his standout dishes, which he doesn't make nearly enough, is a classic potato galette. I'm sure he has his reasons (perhaps it's the tonnage of butter that's required), but I was craving one so badly a few weeks back, my husband was kind enough to whip one up. I'm not going to say it was better than dad's (since he reads the blog daily), but following the Cook's Illustrated version came pretty close. Fair warning, bring some friends over if you make this, since it's really easy to eat the entire thing by yourself.
Winter Minestrone Soup
In Mill Valley, most evenings are met with a thick layer of fog that rolls over the mountains from the bay. After a long day of school or soccer practice, I loved pulling into the driveway and smelling my dad's cooking wafting through the kitchen window. I've always been a ...read more