Author: Slim Man

Slim Man Cooks Chicken Saltimbocca

Saltare in Italian means “to jump”. Saltimbocca means “jump in your mouth”. So I guess what the Italians are trying to say is…this dish is so good it will jump into your mouth. I made this dish tonight and…Well, jump in my mouth! It was delizioso! I had to Slimmify the recipe a bit, give it some Slim tweaks, and I gotta tell ya Slim People…this dish is worthy. It’s quick. It’s easy. It’s...

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Slim Man Cooks Risotto with Hot Italian Turkey Sausage

Any recipe that has the words “Hot Italian” in its title has to be good! I love risotto. I do. But it’s a pain in the ass. It needs constant attention. It’s not like sticking a turkey in the oven. You can’t set it and forget it. No. Risotto needs to be mollycoddled! Click on the pic to see the YouTube video A few things…I used hot Italian turkey sausage. Why? Because lots of women...

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Slim Man Cooks Shrimp with Garlic, Butter, Parsley, and Anise

What’s anise? It’s your brother’s daughter! I drove from Palm Springs, Californy, to Los Algodones, Mexico, a few days ago. Why? Inexpensive dental work. I needed some stuff done; my dentist in Palm Springs, Dr. Yankenpull, gave me an estimate of $4500. Should I get my teeth fixed, or send the kids to college? click on the pic to see the YouTube video I’d heard about a place called Los Algodones, in Mexico, a town...

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Slim Man Cooks Rockin’ Rockfish

I went to my local grocery last week. It’s a Ralph’s, close by the Slim Shack. Whenever anybody that works there sees me coming, they start running. I’m a pain in the ass shopper. Slim Poppa, PITA Shopper! When I was doing the cookbook, I did most of the photos myself. So when I shopped for lemons, for instance, I wanted to find one that looked great on camera. I needed a star! So I’d...

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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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