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 […]

Banana Walnut Bread

Active Time: 20 MINTotal Time: 1hr. 30min. Ingredients 3/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts (3 ounces) 1 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1/2 cup canola oil 3 medium overripe bananas, mashed (1 1/4 cups) 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract How […]

Adding Flavor To Steak

When I think about seasoning a steak, I firmly believe less is more. In my slightly warped world, eating a perfectly grilled medium-rare ribeye is just about nirvana. So as I savor every bite, there is always one thing I want to shine through, the meat. When grilling flavorful steaks such as strip, filet, or […]

How To Grill Steaks Better Than a Steakhouse

“When you first start off trying to solve a problem, the first solutions you come up with are very complex, and most people stop there. But if you keep going, and live with the problem and peel more layers of the onion off, you can oftentimes arrive at some very elegant and simple solutions.” –Steve Jobs, […]

Chile-Braised Pork Shoulder Tacos

8 Servings Serve this succulent spiced pork shoulder recipe at the table with a pair of tongs (perfect for pulling off small hunks to stuff into tortillas), or shred it in the kitchen and place on a platter. Ingredients 4 large dried ancho chilis (about 3/4 oz.), stemmed, seeded 2 large dried chilis de árbol […]

Honey-Chipotle Shrimp Tacos

4 servings These easier-than-easy shrimp tacos are ideal for busy weeknights, but those fancy-seeming toppings—lime juice-massaged red onions and a throw-together garlic crema—are destined for dinner party greatness. Ingredients 2 Tbsp. adobo sauce from 1 can chipotle chilis in adobo 2 Tbsp. honey 1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled, deveined Kosher salt ½ cup mayonnaise 1 […]