About Michael Ruhlman

Michael Ruhlman

Michael Ruhlman is a food writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Gourmet, Saveur, and Food Arts, among other publications. He’s also the author of more than a dozen cookbooks, including The Making of a Chef and The French Laundry Cookbook. He lives in Cleveland, OH with his wife, daughter, and son. @ruhlman

A piece of homemade pancetta sliced to show the circular pattern.

Homemade Pancetta

Pancetta is simply unsmoked bacon—aka pork belly—cured with salt and seasonings. And now you can DIY it.

Several slices of homemade corned beef in a sandwich on a wooden table.

Homemade Corned Beef

Homemade corned beef is crazy easy to make. And it’s not just for St. Patrick’s Day. Although the holiday simply isn’t the same without it.