Author: Slim Man

Slim Man Cooks Lamb Chops with Rosemary and Garlic

I don’t eat a lot of red meat.  But when I was living with my uncle Oscar, he’d cook the occasional lamb chop, or Osso Buco.  The guy was an amazing cook.  His palate was refined.  His senses were keen.  He once walked out of the bedroom and told me I had overcooked the fish, and damned if I hadn’t. click on the pic to see the YouTube video He was in amazing shape, physically,...

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Slim Man Cooks Risotto with Bay Scallops

I love bay scallops. They’re hard to find out here in Californee. So when I saw them at a Sprouts recently, and they were $8 a pound and wild-caught, I was jumping for joy. If you can’t get excited about bay scallops, what can you get excited about? Bay scallops are a lot smaller than sea scallops, and a whole lot cheaper. But most important? I love the taste. I’ve been cooking a lot of...

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Slim Man Cooks Risotto with Lobster

Lobster. It can be expensive. Let’s just get that out of the way up front. This is a great dish to cook if you just won the lottery. Or robbed a 7-11. It’s also perfect for other special occasions, like New Year’s Eve. Or a special anniversary. Or maybe if a relative just got a weekend pass from the funny farm. Click on the pic to see the YouTube video I usually use white wine...

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Slim Man Cooks Risotto with Shrimp, Pancetta, and Asparagus

The first editor I hired for the Slim Man Cooks cookbook took out a lot of the jokes. I started one story/recipe with one of my favorites… Why don’t cannibals eat divorced people? Because they’re bitter. Click on the pic to see the YouTube video The editor took it out because she thought it might be offensive to divorced people. I thought it was funny. In another section, she took out one of the instructions...

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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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