In this episode Recipes Quick Cheese Bread Run-of-the-mill cheese bread is at once dry and greasy, with fleeting cheese flavor. We were after something different: a rich, moist loaf topped with a bold, cheesy crust. Recipes Hearty Lentil Soup Does a bowl of lentil soup sound about as inspiring as a serving of instant oatmeal? We set out to put the taste and texture back into this simple dish. Taste Tests Artisanal Bacon Artisanal bacon takes time, hand labor, and real wood smoke. But at double or even triple the cost of supermarket bacon, is it worth it?