Entries Categorized as 'HOMECOOKIN''

My friend’s Italian Grandmother Makes Me the Best Homecooked Meal I’ve Ever Had

Date July 27, 2012

In the opening intro of ABC’s hit food TV show The Chew, Chef Mario Batali says “There are two types of people: Italians and those who wish they were Italian.” If you’ve ever wondered what this means, eat a meal cooked from scratch by a real Italian nonna (grandmother) and you will understand; it’s pure [...]

Homecookin’: NYC Food Guy’s First Attempt at a Mexican Torta Sandwich

Date June 13, 2012

Do you know what a torta is? I didn’t until about three years ago. And every time I’ve eaten a delicious one since, I’ve kicked myself for not discovering this quintessential Mexican sandwich sooner.  The crux of a torta is simple: a white hero roll is schmeared with black or refried beans and mayo.  Then [...]

Homecookin’: Roast Chicken Spice Adventure

Date May 17, 2010

NYC Food Guy is proud to present another great recipe from Homecookin’ contributor Spice Jonze’n. If you’d like to contribute your recipes to the site e-mail lawrence@nycfoodguy.com.  Take it away Spice…

Sometimes we find inspiration from a random encounter in the streets of New York.  After picking up some ipek, a dried version [...]

Homecookin’: Sheep’s Milk Cheese–Filled Phyllo Dough (Sigara Boregi)

Date March 31, 2010

NYC Food Guy is proud to present another great recipe from Homecookin’ contributor Spice Jonze’n. If you’d like to contribute your recipes to the site e-mail lawrence@nycfoodguy.com.  Take it away Spice…
With a little help from my Turkish friend this week we bring you Sigara böregi (cigar-ah bor-ek), a thin roll of phyllo [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Homecookin’: Irish Soda Bread

Date March 16, 2010

NYC Food Guy is proud to present another great recipe from Homecookin’ contributor Spice Jonze’n. If you’d like to contribute your recipes to the site e-mail lawrence@nycfoodguy.com.  Take it away Spice…
When I get my annual craving for Irish soda bread, I know St. Patrick’s Day is close and it’s time to bake this simple and [...]

Homecookin’: Turkish Meat & Rice Stuffed Peppers

Date March 10, 2010

NYC Food Guy is proud to introduce esteemed recipe contributor Spice Jonze’n. If you’d like to contribute your recipes to the site e-mail lawrence@nycfoodguy.com.  Take  it away Spice…
This recipe takes a lot of cues from Turkish stuffed peppers (Etli Biber Dolmasi) but it can also be customized to fit anyone’s particular tastes.  I like to [...]

Homecookin’: Bacon-Wrapped Baked Brie

Date February 25, 2010

This delicious, affordable and simple recipe comes complements of the esteemed King of Ketchup.  If you’d like to submit your recipes to the site, e-mail details and a photo to lawrence@nycfoodguy.com.  Happy Cooking!
Any dish made with bacon and brie is really hard to mess up.  This recipe calls for three ingredients: brie, bacon, and Pillsbury [...]

NYC Food Guy Says: Happy Thanksgiving, Eat Turbaconducken

Date November 27, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving.  There’s no holiday which better exemplifies all that NYC Food Guy stands for: good food and a lot of it.  So for your gluttonous pleasure, I present to you something that can induce food coma by merely viewing it: Turbaconducken. That’s right, a chicken inside a duck inside a turkey, all wrapped in [...]