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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Chipotle Chicken – - smoky and spicy

Chipotle chilies give this dish a smoky character with a nice hit of heat. Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, such as grape seed or canola 8 skinless chicken thighs, bone-in (about 2 pounds total) Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1 medium red onion, cut in-half and thinly sliced into “half moon” pieces 4 garlic […]

Lemongrass Grilled Chicken (or broiled :)

This dish is smoky and abundantly full of flavor and the squeeze of fresh lime at the end just takes it to another level. This can be made on the grill… or use your “upside down grill” aka the broiler. Ingredients 5 plump lemongrass stalks, inner bulb only, coarsely chopped. If you cannot find fresh […]

Frittata simplified….

This frittata doesn’t involve broilers, etc. A few ingredients, good sharp flavor and easy to do. Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced (both white and green-stem parts), about 5, to equal one cup 2 cups grape tomatoes, organic preferred Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 8 large eggs, lightly beaten […]

Thai Stuffed Bell Peppers

This is a recipe inspired by Grace Parisi and company at Food & Wine magazine. I have changed it up a bit, yet not too much. It was so delicious. A spicy tongue reminds you that you’re alive. Ingredients 4 large bell peppers (I was able to stuff 5, based on their size) 2 tablespoons […]

Jewel of Himalaya – - Tibetan treats

This little cozy restaurant located in Yorktown’s Triangle Center (strip mall) is truly a jewel. Nuru Sherpa, the restaurant’s owner Meeting the owner, Nuru Sherpa, was such a delight. He told of his journey from Tibet and how they had to escape the persecution there and came here for opportunity – – a true Tibetan/American […]

Holy Smoke announces cigar, bourbon, & beer dinner event

  CIGAR, BOURBON & BEER DINNER This annual dinner will be held on Tuesday, October 23rd. We are told that this event sold out very quickly last year. Details about the offering are layed out below. Tickets are now available. There are a very limited number of seats for this event. Event starts at 6pm. […]