EPISODE 2: TOMMY PICO'S MORNING AFTER DISH
"When I say I’m having catfish bahn mi
what I mean is leave me alone."
-excerpt from Tommy Pico's Nature Poem.
Spaghetti and Chard Frittata
Poet Tommy Pico author of IRL, Nature Poem and Junk (forthcoming in 2018) cracks an egg for the first time in his life to make a frittata perfect for “the morning after.” We discuss everything from hook ups to the role of food in control on the Viejas Reservation he grew up on.
Cook along as you listen:
1 big bunch of chard
Cooking oil, olive or vegetable
2-3 cups of leftover spaghetti (preferably with some remnants of red sauce)
Ground black pepper
1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
Big bowl to wash chard in (and a colander to drain it)
Cast iron skillet or other non-stick skillet
Large plate (large enough to serve as a cover for your pan)
Medium mixing bowl
Wooden spoon or spatula
MUSIC IN THIS EPISODE BY RYAN LITTLE
PHOTOS BY RUHA DEVANESAN