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Slim Man Cooks Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Basil

The most popular thing to eat in the USA? Well, the most popular thing to eat is a sandwich. And you can see why…a couple pieces of bread, a few slices of meat and cheese, maybe some lettuce and tomato and you’re done in 5 minutes. But the most popular food we eat here in good ol’ America? Chicken. Chicken! There’s a lot of it, it ain’t expensive, and it’s available almost everywhere. The other...

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Slim Man Cooks Blood Orange Chicken Without a Lot of Thyme

  So, there I was. Sitting in the Slim Shack, thinking about my Dad. Towards the end of his life, he ate the same thing just about every day. He started out with a cup of tea. Red Rose or Lipton. Then he’d have some biscotti. For lunch, a sandwich, and for dinner, pasta with tomato sauce. He was happy. He just didn’t want to try anything new. “I ain’t eatin’ that shit!” is what...

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Slim Man Cooks Primavera Sauce

Cooking these days can be a pain in the ass. I’ll tell you why… This weekend, there were some folks visiting the Slim Shack. People came in from around the globe to pay respects to my friend, Abe, who passed away recently. He was a colonel in the Army, and one of the good guys. He was well-read, kept himself in great shape, was thoughtful and generous and kind and strong and had a sense...

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Slim Man Cooks Portobello Caps with Gorgonzola and Walnuts

  Click on the pic to see the YouTube video I took a walk yesterday at the Empire Polo Club. It’s real close to the Slim Shack, outside of Palm Springs, Californy. The Empire is where they have music festivals…Coachella, StageCoach, Desert Trip.  But in January through March, they have polo matches. I thought it might be a little too hoighty-toighty for me, so I stayed away. I never wanted to go to a club...

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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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