Monthly Archives: July 2011

Fresh Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

There are a few things out there that are truly universal—no, not your awesome trip to Orlando, Florida—I mean things like Sunshine, The Beatles, Forest Gump, and Mint Ice Cream.  These are not up for debate, its not ‘your opinion’ … Continue reading

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Sesame Shiitake BBQ Chicken Noodle Soup

Immediately after our bbq’d chicken was carved the carcass went into a pot of salted water to boil its way into stock for the duration of our dinner party. Thankfully LA’s June gloom made the night cold enough that nobody seemed to … Continue reading

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BBQing a Whole Chicken

Grills are stored under the stairs at our apartment complex and unlike our fellow dwellers we don’t own a chrome lidded, propane tank fed, wheeling cart propelled, 8 knob controlled grill master flex. Comparatively minute, we have a 12″ charcoal … Continue reading

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Further French Chicken

Stantastic East now has its own Fresh Herbs division, complete with slave labor.  For less than pennies on the hour, these workers toil with shovel and shear to provide fresh flavor for the patrons of the Stantastic kitchen (in this … Continue reading

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The Found/Lost/Re-Found Neiman Marcus Chicken Salad

A fantastic chicken salad made only once. Ever. I cannot re-find this recipe in my feed reader, on google history, and/or in my quick sift through my ever-undiminishing physical magazine/book archives (which I’m pretty sure did not surface this). Only … Continue reading

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