Archive for the ‘NOODLES’ Category

1 bunch of kale 1/2 box of pasta 1 head of garlic 1/2 lemon (or enough for a few squeezes) crushed red pepper salt and pepper 1. Take a pyrex baking dish (smaller the better) and put a 3 inch wide dollop of olive oil in it. Chop off the tip of your garlic head […]


A question I always ask myself when I see a dish is, “how did the chef think to use that particular ingredient, and not something else?” Why use vinegar, not lemon juice? Does using tarragon instead of thyme really make a difference? The fact of the matter is, many ingredients can be interchangeable and it […]


After the chaos that insued in my kitchen the last supper club gathering, I decided to take, what I thought to be, a simpler route. I perused my blog roll for recipes and finally settled on one found on a fellow blogger’s site, Orangette. It’s actually Mario Batalli’s recipe, and comes from The Babbo Cookbook. I’ve yet […]


The best part about being in a supper club is the opportunity to learn about different cuisines. Our second supper club was themed Italian, so Scotty and I, the committed fatties we are, took a trip to Arthur Ave. and ate the Bronx.


I finally took a picture of one of my go-to weekday meals. Here’s the recipe. Some other go-tos are easily handfuls of cereal and the remaining carrot sticks that fell out of the plastic bag or eggs in any shape and form. Oh. I love eggs. I’m going to agree with Willie Dufresne and say […]


Last weekend saw the first of hopefully many rooftop barbecues here in NY. I figured my mac n cheese would be a good portable and non-offensive potluck contribution. It wasn’t until my one vegetarian friend said he would be arriving late, that I reached over to the prosciutto I bought just in case and shredded […]


I’m on the Jared Diet. Also known as the Subway Diet. The reasons are two fold as are the reasons of many Subway goers. I’m broke because I live in New York and getting a foot long sandwich for only $5 provides me with not one, but two lunches (unless someone in the night shift […]