About Brigit Binns

Brigit Binns

Brigit Binns is the author of more than two dozen cookbooks, including her most recent title, The Cook & the Butcher. She’s a graduate of the UK's Tante Marie cooking school and ran a catering company in Spain before moving to the states to collaborate with some of the country's most respected chefs, including Michael Psilakis, translating complex restaurant dishes into home cook-friendly recipes. Binns now lives in central California’s wine country with her husband and dog.

Meatball Pizza

Meatball Pizza

The traditional Italian approach to pizza is one of restraint. We, uh, sort of took a few liberties. Okay. A lot of liberties.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 4
Semolina Pizza Dough

Semolina Pizza Dough

A little semolina goes a looooong way in lending this dough an easy-to-knead workability and a surprisingly tooth-sinking texture. (You heard us. Tooth-sinking.)

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 12
Pizza: and Other Savory Pies

Simple Pizza Sauce

Who woulda thunk that a homemade pizza sauce could be so silken, so simple, so toss-out-every-other-sauce satiating?

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 1
Standing Rib Roast

Standing Rib Roast with Jus

A sublime yet simple approach to cooking this most impressive roast. Certain to win friends and influence people–not to mention make phenomenal sandwiches the day after.

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  • 15 M
  • 6 H
  • 5
Maple Brined Pork Chops with Pear Chutney Recipe

Maple-Brined Pork Chops with Pear Chutney

With just four ingredients in the chutney and chops that practically cook themselves, this subtly sweet twosome makes an emphatic, easy supper statement.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 18
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