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Michael Ruhlman

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Bacon!

BACON!

Brian Polcyn and I cure bacon on this week's “ From Scratch ” podcast. That's the gorgeous chunk of pork belly Brian's holding, from...

The Egg: From Scratch Podcast

THE EGG: FROM SCRATCH PODCAST

“When I started my apprenticeship, my chef told me, ‘You'll need ten years to master sabayon.' It wasn't exactly a decade, but it did...

 
 
 
From Scratch Podcast: Wines and Spirits

FROM SCRATCH PODCAST: WINES AND SPIRITS

Scenes from the cooking podcast, From Scratch. Brian Polcyn and I, in my West Village apartment, make a sauce, jus lié, using a wine...

From Scratch Podcast: Water Episode

FROM SCRATCH PODCAST: WATER EPISODE

Tom Yum Kung Soup by Jean-Georges: water seasonings aromats, shrimp, mushrooms. On this week's episode I explore my second favorite...

 
 
 
From Scratch, the Podcast: Wood

FROM SCRATCH, THE PODCAST: WOOD

Suzanne Cupps, on her last day as executive chef of Untitled, about to make her jerked carrots. (That's me and my producer, Jonathan...

Publication of From Scratch Today!

PUBLICATION OF FROM SCRATCH TODAY!

The details are these: The new book looks at 10 staple meals-roast chicken, steak dinner, lasagna-and explores all the techniques and...

 
 
 
What Does From Scratch Mean to Me? Part 2

WHAT DOES FROM SCRATCH MEAN TO ME? PART 2

In my new book, From Scratch , I make a wide range of dishes from scratch, from relatively simple fare to elevated and complex meals,...

Pre-Ordering From Scratch

PRE-ORDERING FROM SCRATCH

Happy Tuesday, all! I'm writing to encourage you to pre-order my new book FROM SCRATCH: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes (and all you can learn...

 
 
 
Is Red Meat Bad For You?

IS RED MEAT BAD FOR YOU?

The chapter on Steak Frites and all you can learn from it, in my new book From Scratch. I didn't know whether to be glad or frustrated...

Non-Wheat Breakfasts

NON-WHEAT BREAKFASTS

Yogurt with Nuts and Cherries One splendid idea: whole fat Greek yogurt with toasted nuts and, for sweetness and additional acidity,...

 
 
 
Spaghetti and Meatballs or a Fab Superbowl Snack

SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS OR A FAB SUPERBOWL SNACK

It was cold, windy night, dark by 5 pm, and I was in the mood for chili. I was also alone in my pajama pants and had no intention of...

I Carry Your Heart:Chicken Soup For a Friend

I CARRY YOUR HEART:CHICKEN SOUP FOR A FRIEND

I knew I would be spending this afternoon with a dear friend, Laura, the girl I sat next to as we graduated from Duke in 1985. She's...

 
 
 
In Short Measures:Out in the Paperback

IN SHORT MEASURES:OUT IN THE PAPERBACK

In 1988, as a 25-year scholar at the Bread Loaf writers' conference, I spotted one of the faculty, a pretty young novelist walking...

GroceryPre-Order and Events

GROCERYPRE-ORDER AND EVENTS

The new book is one week away from publication so there's still time to pre-order and get a nifty canvas tote from my publisher. Pre-orders...

 
 
 
An Evening withRuth and Dan

AN EVENING WITHRUTH AND DAN

I was enormously lucky to lead a discussion with Ruth Reichl, author and editor, and Dan Barber, chef-owner of the Blue Hill restaurants...

The Turkey Club Sandwich

THE TURKEY CLUB SANDWICH

This proper Turkey Club at Gregg's in Warwick, RI, counters a disturbing trend. On a trip to an otherwise fine food town, Minneapolis,...

 
 
 
Sweet Potato Confitw/Lime Peanuts Scallions

SWEET POTATO CONFITW/LIME PEANUTS SCALLIONS

I need your help. I bought a sweet potato to force myself to cook it in a way that was exciting to me. I'm not a sweet potato fan unless...

Wherefore Thanksgiving?

WHEREFORE THANKSGIVING?

If our most famous historical Republican's claim that a nation divided against itself cannot stand, we should take heed of Thanksgiving...

 
 
 
Guacamole

GUACAMOLE

I put a pic on instagram of guacamole two weeks ago and got enough fervent responses about cilantro and garlic salt, lack of chili...

Bourbon Milk Punch

BOURBON MILK PUNCH

When my wife Ann and I were in New Orleans in January, we felt the need, after a great Po Boys and beer at Parasol's in the Garden...

 
 
 



Chicken Picatta

Chicken Picatta

A simple pan sauce made with capers, butter, white wine, chicken stock and lemon juice envelop chicken cutlets in the traditional Chicken Piccata recipe made in episode 101 of... Read more ...

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers sizzling on the grill is the definitive sound of summer in America. Hamburgers with 80 lean meat and 20 fat, that are featured in this video, makes juicier, more... Read more ...

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

This is a tasting from the end of my Italian Beer Bread episode where I have two of my grandchildren tasting the bread with me. This is my favorite tasting! I've never... Read more ...

The Perfect Pecan Pie Is Spiked with Bourbon and Chocolate

The Perfect Pecan Pie Is Spiked with Bourbon and Chocolate

Get the recipe for Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie » (Jenny Huang | Food Stylist: Laura Rege | Prop Stylist: Vanessa Vazquez/) Kelly Fields can't show up to Thanksgiving without a... Read more ...

Maple Thyme Roasted Delicata Squash and Red Onion

Maple Thyme Roasted Delicata Squash and Red Onion

Ok, My last recipe for my Ultimate Vegan Thanksgiving!! A little late today, but here! Tomorrow I will share the whole menu as well as the cute setup I did to inspire your... Read more ...

Cheese Nips Recalled due to Potential Presence of Foreign Material

Cheese Nips Recalled due to Potential Presence of Foreign Material

Mondelēz Global LLC announced today a recall of a limited quantity of Cheese Nips product in the United States due to the potential presence of small food-grade yellow plastic... Read more ...

Sicilian Cannoli

Sicilian Cannoli

Angie Rito's grandfather was taught to garnish his cannoli with chocolate chips, but crushed raw pistachios, candied orange peels, or maraschino cherries provide colorful... Read more ...

5 Creative Tips For Hosting a Successful Friendsgiving

5 Creative Tips For Hosting a Successful Friendsgiving

Bringing friends together to celebrate everyone's accomplishments over the past year and toasting the year ahead is one of the best traditions of the holiday season. And a... Read more ...

The Grain Gathering: A baker's perspective, part 1

The Grain Gathering: A baker's perspective, part 1

The Grain Gathering, an annual convocation of 250 people from many walks of life passionate about growing and eating grains, was held Aug. 20-22 at Washington State University... Read more ...

Beyond plain buttermilk: Making biscuits with self-rising flour

Beyond plain buttermilk: Making biscuits with self-rising flour

What's YOUR idea of heaven on a plate when making biscuits with self-rising flour ? We recently asked a selected group of bloggers from around the country to answer that... Read more ...

Thanksgiving Wine Pairings for Everyone's Favorite Dish

Thanksgiving Wine Pairings for Everyone's Favorite Dish

Selecting an appropriate wine can feel downright bewildering. Especially when there are numerous food options like on Thanksgiving, A day where all our food favorites come... Read more ...

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

This French Onion Soup is made from scratch, cooked low and slow, giving the end result an incredible depth of flavor and aroma. There is something so nostalgic about this... Read more ...

2019 Holiday Market at Eataly Los Angeles

2019 Holiday Market at Eataly Los Angeles

This holiday season, unwrap centuries' worth of Italian holiday tradition! From shopping our holiday market for overflowing gift baskets and classic panettone to spending time... Read more ...