Possible Halloween trip to Salem -- with fried clam hunt in Essex. CH-ers recommend Essex', Farnham's or Woodman's? (Think from past posts it's not the latter, but I'm open.) FYI Clam Box is CLOSED on Tuesdays, otherwise it'd be there. Thanks.
The kitchen has its own language, forged equally from hot pans and sharp things coming around corners, and tight spaces shared for hours on end. In this brand new series, we devote time to the words and phrases chefs hold near and dear to their sweaty, stressed out, crass little hearts. Today's deep-dive: SHOEMAKER.
For those moments when you're pining for the ol' hot dog/ice cream sundae double whammy of your youth.
Basic Boneless Roasted Leg of Lamb
A roasted boneless leg of lamb makes an impressive centerpiece for your table, but this recipe is easy enough to pull off any time. A classic gremolata perfumes the lamb; the mixture of garlic, lemon, and parsley holds its own against the strong flavor of the meat.
Helllllloooo, red carpet. When you’re a special person, you get a super slick, international spy code-name from the kitchen. (Note: this message will self-destruct immediately after viewing.)
A good Reuben sandwich is a perfect balance of flavors and textures, and this one delivers. Good rye bread, crisped in butter, holds generous layers of Thousand Island dressing, rich corned beef or pastrami, crunchy sauerkraut, and nutty, melty Gruyère or Swiss cheese that oozes beautifully into the other ingredients.
Gather round children! Today's slang session concerns TOUCHED, which is either a nice thing, or a not-so-nice thing. In this brand-new series, we devote time to the words and phrases chefs hold near and dear to their sweaty, stressed out, crass little hearts.