We almost invariably salute the coming weekend with a steak dinner on Friday night. We were both brought up eating beef but we’ve cut down our consumption mightily. And we have a new issue in our new apartment. Our kitchen is completely open. And despite […]
Tag: Weeknight Dinners
Why on earth does Andrew Zimmern eat what he does when he has this waiting for him at home? Rishia Zimmern’s Chicken with Shallots
Are you familiar with Andrew Zimmern? He’s hard to miss. For the past 15 seasons, starting in 2005, “Bizaare Foods with Andrew Zimmern” has aired on The Travel Channel. In over 100 episodes, Zimmern has been to 34 countries and 14 states in search of, […]
How about some Zha Jiang Mian for dinner tonight? Well then, how about some Black Bean Noodles with Pork and Mushrooms?
Andrew’s sister Lauren and I like to share “Comments” made by cooks about other people’s recipes. Our particular favorites are when someone spends not one minute following the original recipe but instead enters their own little world and creates a dish that has absolutely nothing […]
I love “Milanese”, which is basically what this recipe is. Veal Milanese is its much more expensive cousin. In Argentina, where it’s wildly popular, it’s called simply “Milanesa” and it’s made with Beef. In neighboring Chile it’s called Escalopa. In Mexico, it’s back to being […]
I sometimes think I should have called Chewing The Fat “Chewing the Pasta”. I have such fondness for pasta that I make it on a weekly basis. I am well aware of how many people eschew its carbohydrates. Sorry, they’re missing one of life’s great […]