Last night, I went to my local crappy grocery store in search of something to cook for dinner. Bypassing the chicken (it looked gross) and beef, I stood in front of the pork section and stared. I like to cook pork, but I usually do a full pork loin and eat it over the course of a few days — but pork loin takes time to marinate if you want it to be really tasty and I needed to eat something now. So I grabbed a pack of three pork chops and thought, Game on, piggy. Keep reading »
Hooray! It’s time to Get Bitchin’ In The Kitchen, which means I’ll be sharing a new Random Single Gal Recipe every day for the next two weeks. The only thing that makes these recipes perfect for single gals is that you should feel free to make it for yourself and only yourself, if you so choose. After all, as a single gal myself, that’s how I cook. Today, I am sharing rmy absolute favorite chicken recipe, as well as a recipe for a simple and fresh green bean salad.
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Lady chefs and home goddesses alike, take note: your kitchen presence isn’t destined to be bland in white cotton. Style is putting a new spin on the antiquated apron, so you can bring something fresh to the table without risking the destruction of a cherished top. I’m not exactly what you would call “domestic,” but after researching these cute apron possibilities you might just see me reaching for a spatula!
Hooray! It’s time to Get Bitchin’ In The Kitchen, which means I’ll be sharing a new Random Single Gal Recipe every day for the next two weeks. The only thing that makes these recipes perfect for single gals is that you should feel free to make it for yourself and only yourself, if you so choose. After all, as a single gal myself, that’s how I cook. First up, my simple but mouth-watering and delicious eggplant parm. It’s a messy and labor intensive endeavor, but well-worth the effort. Keep reading »
Hey there, ravenous readers! My growling belly and I are pleased to announce that, because cooking is fun and food is good, for the next two weeks, The Frisky will be all about “Gettin’ Bitchin’ In The Kitchen” at The Frisky! What does that mean? Well, first off, we’ll be featuring essays and funny/informative lists related to food and cooking, how to stock your kitchen with all the supplies you’ll need to take your culinary skills from “burnt toast” to “rockin’ pot roast,” and, of course, tons of recipes, including, I hope, your own. So, got a recipe that you want to share with us and your fellow Frisky readers? After the jump, find out how! Keep reading »
Men of the world, in case you missed the manual, which details all the things you should understand about women, let me give you a refresher on item #503: Food is just as important, if not more important, to [most of] us as love – oh, and we often use one as a substitute for the other. It is just as important to me that we are compatible at the dinner table as we are in the bedroom. At the end of the day, I’m just looking for someone to eat with. If you want to fall in love with me, accept my other love– food. Acknowledge me, acknowledge my odd eating habits. Love me, love my delicate palette. Understand me, understand that I would eat olives with every meal if I could. Really want to find out what makes me tick? Share a meal with me. Keep reading »
Hi Frisky readers! Fun fact about me—I love to make and eat food! Now, if Kelly Bensimon were to meet me, I’m sure she’d emphasize in her psychotic way that I am a cook not a chef, and I would agree. That being said, I think I manage to whip up some tasty things in my tiny New York kitchen, so when the mood strikes, I like to introduce you to an easy recipe I’m currently loving.
Wednesday nights are what I like to call “date night,” only I’m not going out to dinner and a movie with a handsome fella. No, “Date Night” is when I stay in, make dinner, and watch “America’s Next Top Model,” “Revenge,” and “American Horror Story,” aka the Boob Tube Trifecta. Last Wednesday night, I was feeling especially posh but not especially ravenous (I ate a late lunch), so I found myself going back to a recipe I used to make years ago when I was in a relationship: beef carpaccio. Keep reading »
Newsflash: the holidays are just around the corner! That means it’s … pie baking season! But what to do if you can’t decide what kind of pie to make? Apple or pumpkin? Berry or rhubarb? Mince meat or blood? (Kidding about that last one, as this is not medieval times.) Why choose? This Split Decision pie pan from The Spoon Sisters is ideal for people who are indecisive, especially about matters as important as dessert.
There are three desires no man need ever justify — Marisa Tomei, a damn good sandwich, and his mother’s happiness. But since the first one is every man for himself and the last one is an individual concern, we can only advise you on the middle.
Making a damn good sandwich should be first nature for every man since high school, when newly grown patches of hair demand increased levels of protein. Here are the basics you’re going to need. Read more… Keep reading »
Every couple of months or so we try and get on the healthy eating wagon only to be waylaid a few weeks later by a drunken pizza run. C’est la vie. It ‘s always nice while it lasts. To make your next attempt at healthy living a little easier, we found this darling veggie cooking chart. After the jump, see the whole thing. I’m bookmarking it immediately. [Top Cultured] Keep reading »