Photo of the Day: April 18, 2019

One night, I decided to surprise Justin with a Puerto Rican feast. The stuff in the middle: Mofungo. Mashed plantains with ham, garlic, olive oil, and seasonings. There are different versions of this. Most call for mashed fried plantains. However, that pushes the calories per serving to about 900 (and who eats just one serving?)…

Photo of the Day: April 14, 2019

Last month, Justin whipped up this Italian “Sunday Sauce” feast. Or is it gravy? The only thing I took care of here was the pancetta Brussels Sprouts. He did the rest from scratch: dinner rolls, a killer sauce that soaked in the goodness of meatballs, brasciole, and hot sausage cooking for many hours. Again, for…

Photo of the Day: April 13, 2019

A delectable Reuben Stromboli using Kobe corned beef from Shop Rite. All I could say was, “Wow!”. There really was a marked difference in quality. Be on the lookout for the stuff. It is great on St. Patrick’s Day…or any other day for that matter!

Photo of the Day: April 10, 2019

I’m not a big fan of pasta (horrible Italian, I know) but this pappardelle with ham and mushrooms in a cream sauce really hit the spot.

Photo of the Day: March 21, 2019

Trifles are just about the easiest dessert one can make, so why not add some complexity by soaking your cake in booze? This one alternated layers of Kahlua and Amaretto.

Photo of the Day: March 20, 2019

A flank steak cooked very rare. Seasoned with my go-to marinade of soy sauce, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, crushed red pepper, and black pepper.