Serious Eats: Talk
What was the first dish you called your own?
I think that each of us has a memory of a dish that was our first 'specialty'. We were able to replicate this culinary masterpiece time and time again, astounded at the deliciousness of our fine skills. I know that my first specialty dish was salsa and cheese dip. The complex recipe involved placing Velveeta cheese and Pace salsa in a small Pyrex bowl and nuking the mixture for exactly one minute on high. The resultant sauce was best enjoyed hot on tortilla chips. What was the first food or dish that you were proud to call your own, regardless of how simple it was to prepare?