Author: Slim Man

Slim Man Cooks Shrimp Calzone

I love pizza. But who doesn’t? Calzone is like a small pizza, but folded over, like a stuffed croissant. The problem I have with most calzone is that they’re stuffed with too much…goo. Ricotta, mozzarella, tomato sauce. She’s a-too much! I wanted to make a calzone, but I didn’t want it to be so thick and dense and heavy. So I thought I’d make it with shrimp, but I didn’t want to just make a...

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Slim Man Cooks Steamed Shrimp with Old Bay

I frequently say “mucho” to all my Spanish-speaking friends. It means a lot to them. Click on the pic to see the YouTube video I drove to Mexico for my final visit to my Mexican dentist. Last year, I went to my Palm Springs (Californee) dentist for an estimate on an implant. Dr. Yankenpull told me it would be around $6,00 I was thinking of robbing a convenience store to pay for it but realized...

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Slim Man Cooks Baked Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto

I spent a week at my brother’s house outside of Sedona, Arizona. He lives on a mesa with an incredible view of the red rocks in the distance. I like to test out new recipes on my brother and his wife. They have good health and life insurance, so I feel a bit more comfortable coming up with new recipes to try out on them. Click on the pic to see the YouTube video...

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Slim Man Cooks Baked Salmon in Foil with Tomatoes, Garlic and Basil

Slim People, here is my latest, greatest culinary creation… I finally came up with a new salmon dish. I marinated the salmon in Nutella. I call it… Salmonella. How often do I cook salmon? I cook it so often that I’m running out of salmon jokes. Trying to figure out new ways to cook salmon is a challenge. I love eating salmon. I also love not eating salmon. So why all the salmon dishes, you...

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Slim Man Cooks Endive, Arugula, and Radicchio Salad

Whenever I’d visit my dad (I called him “Paps”) at his cabin on top of a mountain in upstate New York, I’d cook for him. He loved pasta, but I’d try to get him to eat more fresh vegetables. Whenever I’d put a salad in front of him, this is what he’d say, in a low gruff voice… “I’m not eatin’ that shit.” He grew up really poor on the streets of New York City,...

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