Cheesy Bread is Made to Share with Khalid El Khatib
Khalid El Khatib’s childhood in Iowa was defined by its potlucks. Despite having relocated to New York City where the culinary landscape could not be more different from his hometown, Khalid’s mother’s cheesy bread is still near and dear to his heart. This is a story about the lasting power of his mother's Iowa dinner party staple. It’s a celebration of family gatherings and the simple pleasures of comfort food that's made to be shared.
If you’re hungry for more of this story, you can read the original essay (and its accompanying recipe) “I Live in the City Now, But Cheesy Bread Will Always Have My Small Town Heart,” published by Food52.