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Month: August 2019

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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Skillet-Grilled Fish Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Crema

Inspired by a Bon Appétit article from a few summers ago, I set my cast iron skillet on my grill as it preheated, and when it was smoking hot, I added a little oil, then lowered in a thin fillet of haddock. The result? Perfectly seared, unmangled fish in just about 3 […]