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Infinite Regress Chicken Salad

Thursday, 13 August, 2009

I have to share with you the most delicious chicken salad ever. Behold, I just now invented it, this very evening. Stick three boneless, skinless chicken thighs in the broiler and meanwhile saute a good sized, finely chopped shallot in some butter, with some salt. Just before the shallot is nicely browned, add a bit […]

Chicken a la Bebe

Tuesday, 12 May, 2009

Here it is, the recipe you’ve been waiting for. Lightly brown 1 finely chopped shallot in butter, then add one finely chopped garlic clove and saute a minute or two longer (without letting the garlic brown). At the secret, esoteric moment, add to your saucier pan about 3/4 C dry white wine, turn the heat […]

Bigos (Polish Hunter’s Stew)

Sunday, 12 April, 2009

E. and I are increasingly of the opinion that the healthiest possible food is fatty sausage, esp. kielbasa. No joke. So on weekends I am now cooking up batches of bigos, or Polish “hunter’s stew,” and bringing it for my lunch during the week. Here’s how you make it (totally easy): Chop up three slices […]

Bebe’s Chicken Goulash

Tuesday, 17 March, 2009

2009 is the year of paprika, especially smoked Spanish paprika–da bomb (as the kids say). You can get it at Whole Foods. Oh my god. So, to make a killer, easy and delicious goulash, do the following: Finely chop a couple cloves of garlic and thinly slice about half a yellow onion (or a whole […]

Adventures in Osmazome, Pt. 1

Wednesday, 9 July, 2008

In my eternal quest for the quintessence, I make certain astonishing discoveries. It is my duty to disclose them, for the benefit of mankind. My latest, which will appear in the forthcoming Volume 5 of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, is Crème Rouge Praecox (for steak): Broil or grill a steak, however […]