Lou is my boyfriend and a completely genius chef. All of his recipes are ad-libbed or adapted from several recipes. There is literally not a dish out there that he cannot make delicious. I made this blog to share his creations and give all our eyes a bit of a feast :-)
I am not a chef, as I have never... Chefed. I'm a guy that can make food hot and tasty, or cold and tasty. I am currently enrolled at JNA Culinary School in South Philadelphia though, so maybe one day, I will chef. Verbification: It's what I do.
I write in gray, Lou will come in time to time and write stuff in blue. LIKE THIS?!
We'd Love to hear your opinions and comments! Hopefully get some concrete recipes in here too. Add flavor powder till it tastes good, reciped. Seriously though, I will try to measure more.
Disclaimer: Our title is a play on Requiem for a Dream, if you hadn't already guessed :)
Patty was out of town the night prior, so unfortunately there were no pictures taken of the schnitzel I made. Or the broccoli cheddar mac-n-cheese.
Lou (my man cute manly guy)(i know where you sleep) whipped up some of his infamous fried calamari.
Using fresh calamari from our favorite (#1 out of... 1) Italian Market,
and seasoned (I'm assuming?) flour.
As Patty continually reminds (he meant nags) me, I need to start writing down my recipes. I added: generous amounts of dry mustard, a moderate amount of celery seed and pepper, a pinch of cumin (it's strong and makes everything taste like tex-mex, tread lightly), a little salt too.
He even made his own cocktail sauce,
(it was his first time!). (i didn't know the components of cocktail sauce, pro chef-in-training)
Needless to say, no left overs.
If I didn't eat a few from the draining rack, I wouldn't have had anything!
How can anyone go back to restaurant calamari after they've had this??
The correct answer is, you can't...
How do you like your squid? Any good cocktail sauce recipes out there?
Tips for calamari : Either cook it fast (fry dem suckers, get it, because of the suction cups) or cook them slow, but not more than an hour. Any other way will leave you thinking of eating rubber, and if you eat rubber; you're going to have a bad time.