Yesterday I ran into her and she is around. I ate a birthday tamale for breakfast and off I went. Could not post cause I was busy. But she is around--I ran into her on 1st Avenue and 9th Street at 10AM yesterday. Yeah!
The squashiest of the squash. All-the-squash-we've-shot-and-it's-only-the-first-week-of-November squash!
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.