Month: July 2018

Slim Man Cooks Baked Tomatoes Caprese

I’m sure if anybody from Capri heard about this dish, they’d all jump up collectively and scream… “This dish ain’t from here!” Except they’d say it in Italian. With hand gestures. And wild gesticulations. Capri is an island off the coast of Italy, in the Mediterranean. I was conceived there; my Dad was helping with the reconstruction of Europe after World War II, and he and my mom stopped by Capri before they came to...

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Slim Man Cooks Baked Tomatoes with Parmigiano and Panko

So there I was. Staring at two very ripe tomatoes. I don’t normally stare at produce, but these things needed to be eaten. And soon. I didn’t want to eat the same old shit, Caprese salad, or my Mom’s tomato salad, no disrespect to my Mom or Capri! I just wanted something different. Then I thought of making baked tomatoes, but they seemed so… Antiquated. Out of style. Not in vogue. Which is why they...

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