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Category: One Dish Main Courses

Baked Ziti with (or without) Sausage

Baked Ziti with (or without) Sausage

A new take on an Italian Classic from Recipe Developer Extraordinaire Alison Roman If you’ve ever cooked a recipe from Alison Roman, you’ll be mightily impressed by the spin she puts on Classics.  And this dish is a classic.  Ziti al forno, which translates to […]

Bobby Flay’s Chicken Parmesan

Bobby Flay’s Chicken Parmesan

A dish you can have on the table in under 30 minutes Coming across this recipe was like running into an old friend.  It’s from “Bobby at Home: Fearless Flavors from My Kitchen” (Clarkson Potter 2019), Bobby Flay’s latest cookbook. In it he says, “I […]

Asparagus: Our Ultimate Guide to 10 Wonderful Ways to Cook the Season’s Most Highly Awaited Vegetable

Asparagus: Our Ultimate Guide to 10 Wonderful Ways to Cook the Season’s Most Highly Awaited Vegetable

Here’s a whole gallery of dishes just waiting for Spring’s fresh Asparagus.  Enjoy one or enjoy them all…it’s Asparagus Season. Let’s Celebrate! https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/04/fresh-asparagus-salad-with-buratta.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2015/06/tyler-florences-asparagus-grilled.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2018/11/pasta-with-asparagus-and-mushrooms.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2019/04/asparagus-and-mushroom-frittata.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2014/06/paolas-carnegie-hill-restaurant-nyc-and.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2015/05/florence-fabricants-fettucine-with.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2015/05/dorie-greenspans-bacon-and-egg-and.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/04/lemon-roasted-salmon-with-asparagus.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/04/fresh-fettucine-with-sausage-asparagus.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/05/braised-chicken-with-asparagus-peas-and.html    

Lamb Shakshuka

Lamb Shakshuka

I’ve wanted to cook Shakshuka for quite a while now, mostly so that I could say “ Your Shakshuka is ready”.  The dish may be the ultimate breakfast for dinner. In Israel it is breakfast food.  And what a start to the day.  A bright, […]

Melissa Clark’s Pizza Chicken with Pancetta, Mozzarella and Spicy Tomatoes

Melissa Clark’s Pizza Chicken with Pancetta, Mozzarella and Spicy Tomatoes

Melissa Clark has to be one of the most prolific food writers and cooks in all of history. There’s her constant presence in the Food Section of The New York Times, where week after she creates some of our most memorable meals.  Just type Melissa […]

Tortellini Soup with Spinach, Onions, Carrots and Fennel and how it ended up on our table.

Tortellini Soup with Spinach, Onions, Carrots and Fennel and how it ended up on our table.

When you live in a food town like New York, you discover places all over the city that are worth a detour anytime you’re close to them.  A recent doctor’s visit put me within two long blocks of the Sullivan Street Bakery.  I am so […]