He created his version of healthy fast food, which I recreated in my kitchen. The burger, shake and fries were indeed edible, downright mouthwatering, in fact. But fast? Hardly; it took me over an hour to make dinner, and the shake still wasn’t chilled to perfection.
If some savvy chain, however, were to streamline these recipes, hitting all of the sweet spots (tasty, inexpensive, drive-through friendly, and healthy), the fast food industry could well be revolutionized.
The next day the shake was more like a delicious chocolate pudding. I blended it with additional almond milk until it was, again, sippable through a straw. I used cocoa nibs to garnish the shake, instead of the chocolate shavings used in the original recipe.
Unlike the Bean Burgers, I made no changes to the chocolate shake and fry recipes that Bittman posted. Indeed, that shake puts chain shakes to shame.
Composing individual craft cocktails when hosting a party can knock a host under the table, stone-cold sober, I might add – forget having time to sip your own. As soon as you’ve finished passing round one, guests are lined up – empty glass in hand – for round two. One could hire a bartender, I … Full recipe post »
(Halloween candy, not for me; a spritz of bliss, if you please.) On a trip to Italy, some 20 years back, I discovered Campari, an alcoholic beverage in the family of bitters. For many, it’s an acquired taste (a friend says it reminds her of cough syrup), but I took to the potion — an … Full recipe post »
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