Crispy Chicken Parmigiana with Spicy Tomato Sauce

Crispy. Oozy. Spicy. Mmmm...
crispy + oozy + spicy = Mmm…

Confession: I’m a sucker for chicken parmigiana. The hearty dish is high on my list of comfort foods, along with ribs, mac ‘n cheese, and apple pie. It just screams “homey” and always makes me feel nice and toasty with each bite. Plus, I love that it’s the type of food that looks better when it’s messy. I’ve been working for a while to perfect my recipe and I think I finally have it down. Now it’s your turn to try it!

Important tips before you get started:
1.) DO NOT substitute regular bread crumbs for panko crumbs. Panko crumbs are the bomb (for lack of a better term) and will literally take your chicken parm from “yummy” to “yowza!” by helping make the cutlets as crispy as possible.
2.) Cooking the chicken in sunflower oil instead of olive oil is Continue reading “Crispy Chicken Parmigiana with Spicy Tomato Sauce”

Texas Grub in an NYC Food Hub

Last night’s feast at Hill Country, NYC.

There is nothing quite like watching waiting on line for food at Hill Country. Even if you aren’t that hungry when you get there, the smokey scent of slow-cooked spare ribs and hours-brined brisket sends your brain’s hunger signals into a frenzy that causes your mouth to salivate and your stomach to grumble.