Bread and butter. If I have to choose a real dish, it would be macaroni and cheese.
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
Pine Bush Oriental House,88 Charles Street, Il Bariloto,Union square cafe
My most tattered cookbooks:
Good Meat, Baking Illustrated, Hersheys Chocolate cookbook, Kneadlessly simple, Better Homes and Gardens New Cookbook (although I never use it now, it was my foundation in learning), Americas Test kitchen The best 30 minute recipes, Fleishmans New Treasury of Yeast Baking from which was my Nanny's.