Sure, you could just serve popcorn at your next movie night with family or friends — but how about taking it to another level? With the help of some expert chefs, ShortList.com has recipes that emulate famous meals from iconic films, like the Big Kahuna from PULP FICTION and the prison meal from GOODFELLAS (my favorite gangster movie). So instead of popcorn, on your next GOODFELLAS night enjoy the same delicious pasta meal Paulie, Vinnie, Johnny Dio and Henry sit down to in prison. Whether or not to chop the garlic with a razor blade is entirely up to you. As Paulie (Paul Sorvino) says when Henry (Ray Liotta) produces the bottles of red and white wine: “OK, now we can eat… OK, boys let’s eat.”
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I’m Justin. My wife Lori and I write The Gastronomic Duo, a blog dedicated to couples cooking together in the kitchen and enjoying food with one another in their home.
It was over a steaming French-pressed cup of coffee that I first read the joyous news that Sundance wanted our little blog to write about a recipe to coincide with their new show, Ludo Bites America. Ludo seems like a man after my own heart. I love the pop-up restaurant trend, his food style speaks to me and I, too, freak out and occasionally break shit in the kitchen.
Hi, I’m Zach. Some genius, wildly attractive, nice smelling person from Sundance thought me talking about making some recipe from “Ludo Bites America” was a good idea, and I have a firm policy of not arguing with geniuses who are wildly attractive and smell fantastic. So let’s go on a journey where we test the boundaries of our newly found friendship, meet some wonderful mythical beasts, and most of all make Atole Piñon Hotcakes from Tecolote Café in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Emilie Baltz gets creative with junk food found in offices or vending machines. She combines them to make decidedly gross gourmet creations such as Truffled Berry Praline Purses (Reese’s peanut butter cups, fruit roll-up, potato chips), Tom Khaa Ramen (Instant shrimp cup-of-ramen, Mounds bar, ketchup), Mocha Nougat Fondant (Mounds bar, instant coffee, Snickers bar, hot…