BLTs are delicious and simple. Make your own mayo to make them even better. 1 egg yolk, 1 tsp vinegar, 1.5 tsp acid (lime juice). Vigorously whisk and drizzle 1/2 cup oil.
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“It’s been like this every day since we opened a week ago. 11AM to 11PM.” That’s what the menu hander outer woman said to the woman behind me in line. Going with coworkers for lunch I was the lucky one, a rare occurrence. I had previously experienced the shake shack in NYC. I waited there […]
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The more I look at what I eat, the more I notice how they are slight variations. This lunchtime gem was an easy and tasty recipe. It’s a jazzed up chicken salad. The key difference being homemade mayonnaise (recipe buried here). I had grilled chicken from another night, so this was a slice and mix […]
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The weekend presents the chance to make a better lunch than you pack during the week. The chance to thunk your cast iron skillet on the stove to make yourself a panino. If you’re at all like me, for your sake I hope that’s not the case, weekday lunches are the path of least resistance. […]
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The #TortillaChallenge rolls on! Today’s dish was a super quick omelette with pecorino, basil and kalamata olives. It’s faster than making a sandwich and has more protein, unless you eat steak sandwiches. If that’s the case, I’m on my way to your place. 31 tortillas remain.
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This morning started with light rain in Firenze. What does one do when it’s raining? You head to the market. There will be a separate post for that experience but here’s a quick shot of my afternoon snack.
The clouds have parted and the rain is gone. Off to enjoy the last night in Florence.
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They aren’t for networking events. They aren’t for making a ridiculous house of cards. The main purpose of business cards is to fill fishbowls at restaurants for free lunch drawings. It is known by many that my favorite food is “free.” And my favorite drink: whiskey, with a strong preference for free whiskey. During a routine […]
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