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Nancy Silverton was the subject in Season 3 of Chef’s Table on Netflix. In this episode, we discuss her impact on the LA food scene and her obsession with creating the perfect pizza.

Fava Bean Puree

I spend a lot of time in bookstores. Since I was a child, being in a library or a giant bookstore has always been an escape for me. I love books of all kinds, and nothing entertains me more than reading someone’s story. Cookbooks, now more than ever, are more than just a collection of…

Italian Wedding Soup

I’m a soup whore. I don’t think I’ve met a soup I haven’t liked. That goes for any one-pot dish, actually. I like anything that can be made with minimal effort, using fresh ingredients, far in advance, heated up at a moments notice and served when everyone’s finally ready to eat. Despite what you might…

Pizza

Of all of the many things I’ve been able to pull off during my years of playing around in the kitchen, nothing gave me more trouble than making pizzeria quality pizza. It wasn’t the pizza itself, per se. My pizza always tasted fine – great, in fact. I received very few complaints from anyone on…

Red Snapper

I’ve been expounding on the benefits of seafood a lot recently, and that’s because I’ve grown to appreciate it not only for the healthy properties it brings to my diet, but the flexibility it provides me when I’m looking for alternate sources of protein. Truth be told, it does tend to get boring when it’s…