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Author: Slim Man

Slim Man Cooks Halibut with Peppadew, Olives, and Garlic

My Dad—I called him Paps—used to say my music was like ginger ale. “It’s not for everybody.” I get it, I understood what he was saying. You’ve got Coke. You’ve got Pepsi. They’re the Big Two, people drink billions of bottles a day. Both are extremely popular. And then you have ginger ale. That’s me. This recipe is like ginger ale, it’s really good and a nice change of pace, but it might not be...

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Slim Man Cooks Kickin’ Greco-Italian Chicken

There has been a long-standing feud between the Italians and the Greeks. It’s not a fist-fighting gun slinging kinda feud, just a little rift going on. The Italians think they were the cradle of civilization. The Greeks claim the same. There’s a joke that kinda sums it up… A Greek and an Italian are sitting in a café, arguing about which culture was more cultured. The Greek says, “We built the Acropolis!” The Italian says,...

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Slim Man Cooks Quick Hot Italian Sausage Bolognese Sauce

I’ve been on a Bolognese kick lately. I wanted to make a Bolognese sauce last night, but I didn’t want to wait 3 weeks while the sauce simmered. So I simplified it, and made it mo’ quicker. It took 47 minutes, start to finish. But who’s counting? Here is my latest feat of time-saving culinary cleverosity… INGREDIENTS 1 twenty-eight-ounce can Italian tomatoes 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons minced garlic Crushed red pepper to taste...

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Slim Man Cooks Shrimp with Broccoli and Grape Tomatoes

Men sometimes go a couple days without showering. If it’s a weekend, and nobody’s coming over, most men just let it go. I hate to admit this, SlimNation, but I do this maybe once a month when I’m in solitary confinement at the Fortress of Slim Solitude. Well, a couple days ago, I was tired, dead on my feet. I was starving, but I didn’t want to take a shower and go to the store;...

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Slim Man Cooks Red Wine Sauce for Fish, Chicken, Whatever…

Click on the pic to see the YouTube video I’d made a red wine sauce before, but it wasn’t where I wanted it to be.  The sauce was a little bland, and a little thin.  I kept on making batches of red wine sauce, and none was good enough for you, my Slim People. It was bugging me.  It was keeping me up at night.  And then, around dawn, it dawned on me. I added...

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