Author Brooke Parkhurst says her husband Jamie hasn’t met a street food he doesn’t like. His all-time favorite is a sausage and pepper sandwich. Brooke lightens it up in a Mediterranean way with mint, feta and watercress, stuffed into Pita-style pockets along with the grilled sausage.
Many Argentines and Brazilians know how to party, and when they do, out comes someone’s much-loved Chimichurri sauce. While we’ve had this alluring sauce for beef in many restaurants, most versions were just okay, not the real thing. Ah, but this one is fantastico! Sashay over to the grill and have at it.
Crack open the champagne… prepare for a mind-blowing experience. Truffle butter lobster combines chardonnay, vermouth, shallots, heavy cream, ginger, mushrooms, and, of course, black truffle butter, available at gourmet stores and markets, or online from D’Artagnan. This recipe, from the cookbook, Fish, calls for traditional linguine, though you can make this dish gluten-free by using […]
What makes a chili unforgettable? When the meat and the right combo of spices are cooked slowly enough to make them melt into the sauce. This is the recipe that makes that happen, and the unsweetened cocoa powder addition is masterful, adding dark, dusky flavor. I first discovered this recipe in Cooking Slow, by Andrew Schloss, a […]
This simple, flavorful spice rub is one of my favorites, and will transform your roast turkey as it cooks sitting atop a bed of fresh rosemary sprigs. The best part is that you can make the rub ahead, then freeze it or store it for when you need it. When I led a food and […]