When it comes to making a nice red sauce, I used to go all out. A dozen different ingredients and spices, hours upon hours spent at the barest simmer. All to develop those deep yet subtle layers of flavor that dance across your palate, molto squisito! But let's be honest - as much as I enjoy … Continue reading Roast your Red Sauce
Za’atar Pies are Mediterranean Pizza
Me and pizza go way back. I've lived in various parts of New York City for the past 13 years, including Brooklyn for 4 of them. New York has basically every kind of pizza you can imagine - from your classic slice joint to artisanal thin crust. From Roman pies by the inch, to surprisingly … Continue reading Za’atar Pies are Mediterranean Pizza
Soy-Dijon Baked Salmon loves you
Decadence, thy name is salmon. In the world of reasonably priced fish, salmon is king. And as king, it lords over lesser subjects like cod and tilapia. Salmon doesn't need spices and rubs to bring it flavor like other, petty fishes do. No...salmon stands apart, goddamn delicious on its own. It has just the right … Continue reading Soy-Dijon Baked Salmon loves you
Potato Leek Soup, and so can you!
I'm into soup. Really into it. My love for soup isn't conditional. It's not just for bisques or just for stews. It isn't just for chicken noodle soup when I'm feeling down. No, my love for soup runs deep. I've waited in line for well over an hour to get some killer Ramen. I've checked … Continue reading Potato Leek Soup, and so can you!
Macro bowls with macro flavor
If you're like me (don't deny it tubby) then you'd probably like to lose a few pounds. But if you're also like me, you're not reeeaaally looking to change much to do it. No life-altering diet changes, no cutting out your favorite foods and drinks, but if there's a healthy option that's still delicious - … Continue reading Macro bowls with macro flavor