Cassoulet, Cassoulet…

Wow, just as we thought winter is almost over, Old Greenwich received another 5  inches of snow!  During the snow storm a few weeks back we were hunkering down in our homes and made some cassoulet from Amateur Gourmet‘s recipe. It was absolutely delicious and easy, the perfect dish to make in this kind of weather.

Cassoulet is a dish that just makes sense. Why does it make sense? You take fatty, flavorful meat, put it in a big pot with moisture-hungry beans and bake the whole thing until the beans are infused with all that fat and flavor and the meat is cooked. It’s not meant to be a fancy dish–this is the kind of food French people make at home–and it’s infinitely variable, as evidenced by the infinite cassoulet recipes you will find in my infinite cookbook collection, recipes that vary the type of meat, the type of bean, even the amount of time it takes to make the dish…

Follow Adam’s step-by-step (with pictures!) recipe: Cassoulet in 10 Easy Steps — you won’t be disappointed!