Cacio e Pepe (cheese and pepper) pasta is three ingredients and a touch of practice to make one of the most surprisingly flavorful dishes you've probably had in a while. Visit suppertimeblues.com to learn more.

Cacio e Pepe (Cheese and Pepper)

Okay, Supper Club, how in the name of Sonny Boy Williamson can a dish this good be so simple? Yet, cacio e pepe is just that!

I’ve seen it called the macaroni and cheese of Italy. I don’t think so. Not exactly.  Anthony Bourdain calls it the world’s greatest pasta dish.

I have two caveats for you though.

One, because it’s only three ingredients — that’s right, I said three — use the best ingredients you can afford.

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When beef stew is in the oven, all's right with the world, and beef Bourguignon is the best beef stew known to man. -- Julia Child. Visit suppertimeblues.com to learn more.

Boeuf Bourguignon — Beef in Red Wine

This is one of my favorite examples of a peasant dish evolving into gourmet fare. Come to think of it, that sounds like a mantra for much of my cooking.

So when I was thinking of a simple beef stew for dinner and I couldn’t seem to get too excited, I thought to myself, what would Julia Child do?

And the answer was obvious.

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Chicken Noodle Soup is one of the most satisfying, easy to make, affordable, and nourishing meals on the planet. End of story. Visit suppertimeblues.com to learn more.

Chicken Noodle Soup

Of all the soups I routinely make, chicken noodle soup happens most often.

Very often it is a spur-of-the-moment thing, usually the day after a roasted chicken dinner or when someone in the house isn’t feeling well. I believe strongly in the healing power of this soup.

You will only need this recipe one time – then you’ll know how to make it without thinking.

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