Rib Ticklin’ Good

Rib Ticklin’ Good

CHICKEN-FRIED PORK SPARERIBS | Roasted Brussel Sprout Slaw | Brown Butter Biscuits with Rosemary

Going “Commando”

Going “Commando”

“NAKED” FRIED CHICKEN DINNER | Flourless, Crispy-skin Skillet-Fried Chicken Thighs | Collard Greens cooked with Honey and Hot Sauce | Penne and Swiss Casserole with Pancetta and Scallion

Breakfast Comes First!

Breakfast Comes First!

CHICKEN & EGG BREAKFAST | Fried Chicken and Scrambled Eggs with Scallion | Hot Flaky Biscuit with Cracked Pepper, Rosemary, and Black Sesame Seeds

Home In A Bite


Thanksgiving Pie | Baked Herb-Stewed Ground Turkey with Dried Cranberries and Pancetta on Cornbread Crumble with Savory Mashed Sweet Potato Topping


Thanksgiving Pie

Hooked On S’Mac

…They were all very serviceable—some even quite enjoyable—and I was self-impressed that my two favorites were the two I believed would be my favorites: The All-American and the Alpine…. [Ful Post]


S'Mac Sampler

New Jack Country


….I employ a “double dredge” technique in which I first drdge pieces of fresh chicken into flour seasoned with various spices, then dip them into some dry herb-infused whisked egg wash, then back into the seasoned flour before going into my cast iron skillet… [Full Post]


Fried Chicken | Collard Greens with Smoked Turkey Necks

The Initial Entry Of A New Series


…Taste-wise, the sandwich boasts porky, salty, fatty, sweet, savory, bitter, acidic notes that excite pretty much every type of taste bud on the tongue, with the added bonus of some wonderful aromatics coming off the back of the mouth and up through the nose. Texture-wise, the sandwich boasts smooth, creamy, fleshy, crunchy, crispy, wet, dry, grainy, toasty, which delights every other part of the mouth, like the teeth and gums, and tongue as well. Add to all that as well the sizzling bacon, hot tomatoes, warm tomatoes, cool cider mayo, and ice cold lettuce, and you’ve got a sandwich that hits on every level…. [Full Post »]


The KAC BLT

Wonderful Wonderland

Wonderful Wonderland

ALICE’S TEA CUP (Chapter II) | 156 East 64th St. (bet. Lexington & 3rd Aves.) | 212.535.2424 | www.alicesteacup.com

Thankful Handful

Thankful Handful

…Grilled Herbed Turkey Burgers with Oyster & Sausage Rye Bread Stuffing and Cranberry-Mustard Vinaigrette on Butter-Toasted Potato Buns…. [Full Post…]




Southern Asia


Ginger-Sesame-Soy Shrimp and Sausage over Wasabi Grits with Fresh Rosemary



The Early Bird

…The vinaigrette also added nuance to the earthy, herbal chicken meat, brightening the meat’s flavor with its hits of vinegar, as the red pepper flakes balanced the natural sweetness of the green beans and woke up the corners of my mouth, like a jolt of coffee, preparing me for the rest of my day… [Full post]




Catching Up


…The fennel and bottarga pie was rich with layers of flavor, from the citrus-hued piquancy of the fennel to the earthiness of the bottarga, which boasts the same flavor property—almost—as anchovies, with more subdued salinity and brininess…. [Full post]




<small><i>Quick Post</i> |</small> Pesto Change-o

Quick Post | Pesto Change-o

…I prepared a box of couscous, first sautéing sliced garlic and pine nuts in butter in the bottom of a medium-sized pot, then using water and apple juice as my liquid, letting it boil, stirring in the dry couscous, taking it off the heat. Then, after letting it steam itself to doneness, fork fluffing it with a little extra butter and some diced mint leaves, spooning on a plate, topping it with the red snapper, and serving it with oven-toasted pita bread brushed with a rosemary-honey-olive oil mixture…. [Full post]




A Self-Serving Meal

A Self-Serving Meal

…I then threw the sausage back in and deglazed the bottom of the pan with 3/4 cup of balsamic vinegar, then poured in 3 cups of chicken broth. I tossed in some chopped tomatoes, chopped scallions, and some basil, tarragon, and rosemary, first bringing the liquid to a boil, then reducing the heat to a medium low…. [Full post]