Moroccan Pastilla

Moroccan Pastilla

A pastilla is a type of savory pie, consisting of spiced bird of some sort or another encased in puff pastry.  Variants can be found across the Mediterranean and into the Middle East, probably because they taste so good.  Some quick…

Naan (Or Something Like It)

If you know me, you know that I never bake.  Baking is as much science (chemistry, especially) as it is an art, and we don't get along so well – Screw up a step (which I'm good at) and there's…

Cast-Iron baked cornbread

Vaqueros Corn Bread

If you're like me, you grew up with Jiffy cornbread.  Not that there's anything wrong with that – Jiffy is cheap, easy, and tasty.  All three of which are total 'wins' in my book.  On the other hand, there's a…

La-La-La-La-La-Lasagna

For some reason it seems like a lot of people fear lasagna.  I have some theories, but I'll reserve them for a minute. Lasagna is, at the root, pretty simple.  There are variations on how many layers, and the like,…