My real introduction to Indian food was in the East Village in 1988. For two years I had lived on Seventh Street, a mere block from downtown’s Little India, and for two years I resisted the sweet, mysterious curry scented … Continue reading Sixth Street Masala: Shrimp Curry East Village Style
Blackfish are a serious fisherman’s fish. Some of the most enjoyable fishing I have ever done in my life has for blackfish. They are quick, cunning and smart. When hooked they will dart for structure to cut your line. The … Continue reading Asian Fisherman’s Stew with Blackfish
The traditional Thanksgiving meal is seasonal treat that I look forward to every year- the bird, the gravy, stuffing and cranberries and all the other autumnal sides. Thanksgiving is also great holiday for noshing on food other than turkey and … Continue reading Thanksgiving “Jive Turkey” Cheese Platter
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Of all the hearty seasonal dishes I make in these “comfort food months”, my Mexican lasagna is the most requested. The aromatic blend of meats, vegetables, spices and creamy cheesiness calls out two flights down to our arriving guests, some … Continue reading ErinGoScratch Recipe- Mexican Lasagna
Pernil, seasoned and cooked pork shoulder, is a traditional Puerto Rican dish served at Holidays and special occasions. It creates it’s own holiday of aroma and flavor as you slow cook the pork to perfection. For meat lovers it has … Continue reading Pernil Perfection
ErinGoScratch@gmail.com ‘Call me Jim. This is the story of my particular corner of the sea- the ocean around New York City. I am a big man, home cook and fisherman in a tiny kitchen in NYC. I hook it and … Continue reading “Hook It & Cook It” Fishing, Dishing and Reminiscing with an Urban Angler- eBook coming November 21st!