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 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 the Stuffed Tomatoes with Tuna and Feta Cheese and Itlog na Maalat with Kamatis

As I don’t eat bread as much, I’m always finding alternatives of eating breads, rice, flour, wheat, corn, etc. So, I was in the mood to eat stuffed tomatoes with tuna and feta cheese.   Ingredients are as follows: 4 big tomatoes (heirloom beefsteak tomatoes would be great!) and cut in half and remove inner core (keep the core) 1 cucumber without the skin and diced. 3 ounces of crumbled feta cheese (most grocery stores […]

The One about Making Insalata Caprese (and what if you can’t find fresh or Buffalo mozzarella?)

I absolutely love Caprese salad. Caprese meaning in Italian “Salad of Capri” and originated from a little island off the coast of naples.  It’s a simple dish with wonderful flavors which typically is made of sliced fresh mozzarella (if you can find fresh mozzarella, especially Buffalo mozarrela, then that’s great), tomatoes, green basil and salt with olive oil. It’s very simple but not everyone is going to find the freshest mozzarella especially Bufallo mozzarella in […]

The One about making fish en papillote and shrimp and scallops with beurre rouge

The sadness I feel today after my NFL team lost in the playoffs. But instead of being bummed and frustrated all day, I channeled those raw emotions to  making a wonderful dinner for myself and Angela. With the ingredients that I had, I decided to make Fish en papillote and shrimp and scallops with Beurre Rouge. Fish en Papillote The following ingredients will feed 2-4 people.  Please note that if you have your own favorite […]