Spiced Lamb Burgers with Spring Slaw

INGREDIENTS Yogurt sauce: 3/4 cup plain full-fat Greek yogurt 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp. finely grated lemon zest 3/4 tsp. kosher salt 1 small garlic clove, finely grated Burgers and assembly: 1 tsp. smoked paprika 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper 2 tsp. kosher salt, divided 1 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper, divided 1 […]

Grilled Marinated Leg of Lamb

The uniform thickness of a butterflied boneless leg of lamb makes it extremely simple to cook and serve. This cut of meat shouldn’t be hard to find, but if you get one that is boned and tied, ask your butcher to butterfly it. Prep Time: 30 minTotal Time: 10 hrServes: 8 Ingredients 1/2 cup extra-virgin […]

Lemon Bars With a Salty Olive Oil Crust

An almost-classic lemon bar. The sweet, tart lemon curd is thicker than usual and the shortbread crust has a little secret: There’s no butter. Instead, we use fruity, savory olive oil, plus a generous amount of salt. —Emma Laperruque Prep: 15 minInactive: 1 hrCook: 20 minServes: 6 Ingredients Crust 2 1/2 cups (320 grams) all-purpose flour 1/2 cup (100 grams) sugar 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt […]

Moelleux au Chocolat

Prep: 20 minCook: 1 hr 20 minServes: 6 Ingredients Cakes 4 oz dark chocolate ⅔ cup butter 4 eggs ⅔ cup sugar ½ cup flour Caramel Sauce ⅔ cup sugar ¼ cup butter 100 mL cream (1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons) Squirt lemon juice, to taste DIRECTIONS Cakes Butter six ramekins, line with a disk of parchment, […]

Hash Browns with Fried Egg & Avocado

What else is there to say? All my favorites taking up a lil space on my plate and I couldn’t be happier.  I made this for a good friend the other day and two days later she was in her kitchen making it for her man. Watch out! It has the power to change you. This was […]

Rosemary Lemon Grilled Chicken

Prep Time: 15 minsCook Time: 8 minsServes: 4 “This simple, sensational marinade and sauce for grilled chicken features lemon, garlic, rosemary, and butter. Separate the marinade into thirds: 1/3 for marinating, 1/3 for basting, 1/3 for topping.”Ingredients Ingredients 1/3 cup butter 1/3 cup fresh rosemary 2 cloves garlic 5/8 lemon, zested 2 tablespoons and 2 teaspoons fresh […]

Grilled Greek Lemon Chicken Drumsticks

Prep Time: 10 minsCook Time: 30 minsServes: 6 Ingredients ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil Zest + juice of 2 large lemons 2 Tbsp. oregano 4 garlic cloves, finely grated or minced 2 tsp. sea salt 1 tsp. red pepper flakes 3 lbs. chicken drumsticks Instructions Whisk together the olive oil, lemon zest and juice, oregano, garlic, salt, […]

Smoky-Sweet BBQ Beef Short Ribs

A big slab of beef ribs can be hard to find and intimidating to cook, so here I use short ribs. I also don’t follow any prescribed style of cooking or flavoring, which makes this recipe an easy shortcut for beginners, or people who don’t want to spend hours smoking their ribs. Start with a […]

Fried Eggs With Fried Herbs

I learned this nifty trick from the Olive Oil–Fried Eggs in Dinner: Changing the Game by Melissa Clark. You fry herbs in olive oil, then crack an egg on top so the two become intertwined, like sweethearts holding hands. In the original recipe, Clark uses sage. But the world is your herb garden. Play around […]

Dandelion Greens / Radikia

Horta is a catch-all term for greens and horta vrasta means simply boiled greens.  This recipe features dandelion greens (radikia in Greek) which are certainly very popular in Greek cooking as are their other green friends vleeta (amaranth), mustard greens and chicory. A dish of boiled greens drizzled with olive oil and a squeeze of […]