According to my oldest son, he does not like chicken. Untrue really; he’s just particular when it comes to chicken. This, I can relate to. Most chicken is over-cooked. Nothing overcooked tastes good. But chicken, in particular, is the worst because it becomes dry and flavorless. […]
Ropa vieja is considered comfort food. I can totally see why. I first had ropa vieja on the Upper West Side of Manhattan at La Caridad. This traditional Spanish dish, which translates to “old clothes,” is so named because the shredded meat looks torn, like […]
Welcome to my Simmer + Sauce. I always thought I was going to be a lawyer, but going to culinary school was one of the best decisions I ever made. I'm a former professional chef from NYC who loves to eat, cook and talk about food. My focus is great food, with solid recipes and reasonable ingredient lists. Cooking should be enjoyable, not stressful. Many of my recipes are family friendly and often on the healthy(ish) side.