Braciole di Maiale al Latte

Since it is my turn to cook today, I thought I could share the recipes I am cooking. This recipe is for pork chops cooked in milk. I usually substitute goat chops. It is very simple and the result is very tasty. Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons oil (I use olive oil) 4… Continue reading Braciole di Maiale al Latte

Restaurant Recommendations

We are planning to go to Washington DC next weekend. Can anyone recommend any good restaurants? I am looking for walk-in places where we don’t have to make reservations in advance or wear nice clothes but that have great food. For lunch, the restaurant should be close to the Mall, but the dinner restaurant can… Continue reading Restaurant Recommendations


If you are wondering why the posting recently has been sparse. Wonder no more. Spring semester winds up May 2. My teaching assistantship is more demanding work during the last month of the semester as the project is assigned and then graded in multiple steps. We usually break up the project into multiple steps so… Continue reading Miscellaneous

Weekend Stuff

If you are wondering what I did over the weekend, wonder no more! On Friday, Amber and I went to Restaurant Serenade in Chatham, NJ for our Valentine’s day dinner. It’s a nice (and expensive) comtemporary French restaurant. The food was good, though I liked the food in France better. We also watched two movies… Continue reading Weekend Stuff

Valentine’s Day Dinner

I thought making reservations for dinner with my wife in a nice French restaurant on Feb 14 two weeks ahead of time would be enough. However, it seems everyone is booked solid. Finally, after calling about a dozen restaurants in the NYC/NJ area, I was able to get a reservation for 10pm. The only other… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Dinner