FOOD CULTURE

June 20, 2017

Are you tired, fatigued, need more iron or just love a juicy steak? Iron has many health benefits including boosting your energy, building robust blood cells (and avoiding anemia), enhancing your immune system and optimizing muscle health. Fiorella prepares a meal fill...

January 26, 2016

Grilling is my favorite way to cook a steak but when you live in an NYC apartment in dead of Winter or in the Summer for that matter you better learn how to cook a steak in a pan. So after much practice with various cuts of meat this is what I have narrowed down. My fa...

November 10, 2015

While having a dinner feast at Cameron Mitchell's new NYC restaurant Ocean Prime with my friend Michael, we happily agreed that a Carnivore diet (Read my In Defense of Meat article here) can be one of the healthiest. If a steakhouse is don...

June 3, 2015

My father told stories about being poor in Italy and his family of 7 sharing a steak on Sunday so he made sure we always had meat on the table when we came to the US and we became less poor. My mother is of that generation who was told that Meat was bad for you - even...

June 3, 2015

This is my homage to Italian American food! A deconstructed meatball ragu slider on bruschetta bread using an Italian staple: tomato sauce! Watch here!

 

Meatball Ragu Bruschetta

  1. Tomato Sauce- From our annual Tomato Harvest in September, using Jersey plum tomatoe...

January 20, 2015

The 7th Annual Cassoulet Cook-Off at Jimmy’s No 43! Check out some amazing amatuer chefs cook up their rendition of the traditional casserole stew of beans and meat from Southern France: le cassoulet!

Winners

Judges' Awards

  • Best Use of Indonesian Spices

    • Lynn R...

December 2, 2014

Holiday Events this Month that involve Meat and are also great places to meet for a great Holiday get together!

 

1. Ted the Butcher--Whole Hog Butchery Demo

We had so much fun watching Ted Nigro (Ted the Butcher) cut up a whole hog at Brother Jimmy's recently. Our host a...

October 22, 2014

Last week the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) hosted another Roundtable discussing tough food issues, this time around: The Future of Meat! The panel did a great job to elevate the dialogue away from just “to eat or not to eat meat”. They addressed ethical issues...

September 23, 2014

I grew up eating the odds and ends of animals--my palate was developed by Neapolitan parents and aunts and uncles. Lore of my childhood is filled with stories of my eating brodo di pulpo (octopus broth), brandied cherries and raw clams. I say lore because these stories...

The last time I had a scrumptious turkey leg was during our marathon lasagna-making day the day before Easter. We needed sustenance to fuel us while rolling meatballs, kneading dough and screaming at each other out of pure exhaustion and being Italian. The legs are my...

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