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Category: Trader Joe’s

Cheeseburger Chopped Steak with Tomatoes on the Side

Cheeseburger Chopped Steak with Tomatoes on the Side

A Favorite Restaurant inspires a Home Cook’s Dinner Quest As New Yorkers, we’re bereft at the months-long lockdown of the Broadway theaters.  They’re a part of our landscape and no matter how many—or how few–times we see plays every year, they’re cultural treasures that are…

Chicken Tortellini Soup

Chicken Tortellini Soup

A comforting bowl of soup you can get on the table in under 30 minutes Isn’t it time for you to take a break?  If you’re like millions of us, you never cooked so many meals in your life.  And it’s breakfast, lunch, and dinner.…

Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos

“Taco Tuesday” has never been easier…or faster for that matter I love Tacos and I am particularly fond of Shrimp Tacos since I ate my first one at our local Taqueria, El Mitote (208 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10023 Phone: (212) 874-2929). There, the…

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata

# 1 Candidate for Dinner any night this week This recipe is amazingly easy to put together and quick to cook.  That makes it a candidate for any weeknight dinner you have this week.  And I even found a hack that made it even easier.…

Steak Banh Mi

Steak Banh Mi

The Bánh Mì sandwich is likely the most famous of all Vietnamese exports and rightfully so.  A pint-sized baguette is split lengthwise and filled with all kinds of savory ingredients.  You can find banh mis with all kinds of meat fillings but common to almost…

Attention Trader Joe’s Shoppers:  Our top 6 favorite discoveries and one we thought was a dud.

Attention Trader Joe’s Shoppers: Our top 6 favorite discoveries and one we thought was a dud.

If you’ve spent any time reading this blog, you know I am a huge fan of Trader Joe’s and not just because there happens to be one just three blocks from our place in the city.   I will suffer the crowds for the convenience and…

Attention Trader Joe’s Shoppers! Here’s a list of My Ten Best Items in Trader Joe’s Now!

I have to admit, I am enamored with Trader Joe’s even if it has its drawbacks.  Among them, those incredible lines out the door on weekends. And their cash register lines are epic.  The store also doesn’t carry everything so it inevitably means shopping two…