Caesar Piadina (7 of 10)

Caesar Piadina

The chain restaurant I worked at in high school had a secret menu. It wasn’t like the In-N-Out secret menu which everyone kind of knows about. We didn’t publicize it or even publish it anywhere. But if you wanted an “old” menu item, it was probably still on our point-of-sale software and we could get…

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Pretzel Buns

Inspiration can come from anywhere and I try to embrace that. The inspiration for these Pretzel Buns came, in fact, from McDonalds. I haven’t actually been to a McDonald’s in several years and haven’t had a burger at one in over a decade but I saw an ad for a Pretzel Burger at a McDonald’s…

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Parker House Rolls

It’s Memorial Day weekend so we should be talking about how to grill the perfect burger and my favorite potato salad. But all I want to talk about today is rolls. Parker House rolls to be specific. But we don’t have to call them that. Think of them as delightfully buttery brioche-like slider buns that…

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Potato Bread

Confession time: I am not Irish. Despite being impressively pale and prone to freckle, I cannot even claim a potential maybe-some-percentage-Irish-heritage. But I’m not going to let that stop me celebrating St. Patrick’s Day properly – with potatoes. And maybe beer, but you’ll have to figure that one out yourself. I do not have a…

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