This quick soup, one of Chris’s go-tos on a snowy day, uses a genius shortcut ingredient: tomato sauce, but a few plum tomatoes keep the flavor fresh. Chris’s favorite mini pasta, ditalini, adds the umph to make it a meal.
Ask most Americans to describe the perfect barbecue sauce and they’ll invoke a thick sweet red ketchup-based sauce with a zing of vinegar and a whiff of liquid smoke. In short, the sort of sauce Kansas City barbecue buffs have slathered on ribs and briskets for decades.
You wouldn’t want to eat this stuff straight, but spray it on roasting or smoking meat and it adds a world of flavor.
This peanut butter and jelly Bloody Mary is the most creative Bloody Mary recipe we’ve seen. Brian Bartels assures us all the ingredients play nice with one another. It’s a must-try. Classic lunch meets classic brunch.
Good on their own, but excellent together: Alabama barbecue and a beautiful, kicked-up bloody Mary.