Dennis A. Amith

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The One about the Chorizo, Potato and Spinach Frittata

The frittata, an egg-based Italian dish in which the word means “fried”. Call it the Italian omelette and where Italians have mixed in meats, pasta, vegetables, cheese, you name it. For this Chorizo, Potato and Spinach Frittata, it’s easy to prepare and it’s so delicious! Ingredients: One chorizzo (remove casing) 4-8 Red potatoes sliced Spinach (cut into small pieces) 2 tablespoons of cream 8 large eggs 1/2 cup of Italian cheese (shredded) and 1/4 to […]

The One about Planting Seeds During the Late Winter

As the frost is coming to an end and the spring time is the time to plant some vegetables, if you are a person who wants to sample vegetables from other countries, planting seeds are the way to go. You can purchase many kits from stores to get your seeds to grow and they are quite inexpensive.  But here is my way of growing seeds: Purchase Sterlite 6 Qt. storage containers from Home Depot (98 […]

The One about Sidney Lumet’s “12 Angry Men”

“12 Angry Men”, the classic Sidney Lumet film that featured one of the most riveting, thought-provoking courtroom dramas in cinema history. But before the 1957 film was made, writer Reginald Rose would create a teleplay of “12 Angry Men” for Westinghouse Studio One, a CBS live production that aired back in Sept. 20, 1954. This was during a time when people were buying television to move away from radio programming to teleplays featured on both […]

The One about Making Jerky

Growing up, I loved beef jerky. May it be the ground beef variety ala Slim Jim or the harder version that you would find at your local supermarket. I recently purchased a Gourmia GFD1650 Premium Countertop Food Dehydrator to dehydrate my vegetables and fruits.  My experience with this machine, I will discuss in another blog post, but for now, let’s focus on the jerky! For those who are not familiar with jerky, the word jerky […]

The One about Asakusa Nishiyama

Are you planning to head to Asakusa to check out the popular Sensoji Temple? If you are coming out from the #2 Exit of Asakusa Station at Ginza Line or right across the street from Kaminarimon in Asakusa, check out Asakusa Nishiyama. Asakusa Nishiyama is a Japanese sweets cafe which was established back in 1852.  Not many cafe’s have been around that long and for 160 years, the cafe is managed by the sixth generation […]