Braised Chicken with Olives

25. November 2003 Chicken 0
I watched Jamie Oliver cook this chicken dish on The Naked Chef. It’s originally a Ligurian recipe but because my neighborhood supermarket only had Spanish olives with pits, I ended up making my own version. Ingredients: 9 pieces of chicken 2 tbsps of flour 6 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced 1/2 cup of Spanish olives ...

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie

16. November 2003 Baked Goods + Desserts + Drinks 0
I’m not a baker so I was very careful with this recipe I adapted from foodtv.com. It was very involved but I had fun rolling the dough like clay. Ingredients: 2 cups of oatmeal 2 cups of flour 1 cup of raisins 2 sticks of unsalted butter, melted for a few seconds in the microwave ...

Gam Mee Ok / Gahm Mi Oak

09. November 2003 Korean, Midtown 0
43 West 32nd Street between Fifth and Sixth 212/695.4113 about $30 for two solontangs, with two drinks, with tip ♥ ♥ Solontang is bone marrow soup that the Koreans have perfected. Gam Mee Ok slow-cooks beef bone marrows in large vats of water until the broth becomes milky white. It is served in a clay ...

Baby Spinach Endive Bacon Salad

08. November 2003 Vegetables + Salads 0
I usually have several bags of baby spinach handy after a trip to either the farmers’ market or a big warehouse store like Costco or BJ’s. What’s better than a tossed vegetable salad? Why, a tossed vegetable salad with crispy bacon, of course! Ingredients: 1 bag of baby spinach 4 slices of bacon 4 Belgian ...

Baby Spinach Artichoke Endive Salad

06. November 2003 Vegetables + Salads 0
This is a very easy salad to make. Di Palo’s in New York City frequently cooks and preserves artichokes in olive oil and sells them in a plastic container. You can use canned artichokes as long as you drain them and use good olive oil as dressing. Endives are available in nicer supermarkets but you ...