Every Thanksgiving, I vow that next year I will find a willing friend to host us and our enormous tribe, and every year, I end up gathering family and friends, with assorted waifs and strays, and doing it myself. For a few years, I collapsed at the table, exhausted, barely able to keep my eyes […]
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Want to make a copy cat Egg McMuffin or DD egg sandwich? When we asked Chris Prosperi for his absolute simplest, fastest egg dish, he shared this one. If you use a wide enough coffee cup it will come out the perfect size for a hard roll or English muffin. It doesn’t get an any easier than […]
Faith’s shrimp roll rivals even the best lobster shack roll. The shrimp is more affordable and the celery, onions, and corn-from-the-cob add wonderful texture and make this an extra summery sandwich.
This savory coffee glaze by Chris Prosperi certainly perked up a perfectly grilled steak during our pre-show meal. Coffee rubs for meat are ubiquitous on the web, but Chris found that really good coffee glazes for chicken, steak or pork are few and far between. This one is a purist’s version: it’s all about the coffee. But if […]
Duck breast done in a cast-iron skillet is more flavorful than chicken, and using my at-home method, it’s a snap to make. I serve this duck breast over salad greens with an Asian dressing I make up out of my head, throwing together a little soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, chopped scallions, a squeeze of […]
Swordfish is one of the easiest, most forgiving types of fish fillets to grill, as it’s firm and holds together well while being cooked and turned. Although the name of this recipe, from Bud’s Fish Market in Branford, Connecticut, calls for Block Island swordfish, you can use any swordfish you find in your local market. […]