This is a Thai-basil inspired dish…made with short ribs. Fragrant with orange, basil, and fresh chilis, this recipe is one of my favorite ways to cook short ribs in the warmer weather.
Corn dogs are one of those great polarizing foods: Peeps either love ’em or hate ’em. Me? Call me a savage, but I need once like once or twice a year, usually in the thick of summer, right around Labor Day. They remind me of steamy August afternoons spent at town carnivals. Corn dogs. Cotton […]
Calling kids of all ages (and all you H.P. Lovecraft fans) out there! OK, so these are really silly. And I should note that I didn’t invent these little suckers. There’s a whole sub-culture dedicated to making cute food to put into Japanese-style bento box lunches, including hot dogs. (Check out the fabulous bento […]
There’s just something about a pig in a blanket. Maybe it’s because they make us feel like we’re 8-years-old again. Maybe they remind us of the BEST SUMMER EVER when we were teenagers. Regardless. I’ve seen these little babies totally delight some of my hard-core foodie friends. I’m talking about my gourmet-est, food snobbiest […]
Prime Rib: It’s not just for Christmas dinner. I’ll make this whenever I can get my paws on one at a good price (or the rare super sale). It’s a great excuse to have a party. In fact, if you’re sick of ham on Easter, consider giving Roast Beast it’s day in the (springtime) sun. This is a restaurant technique that’s practically guaranteed to produce a moist, juicy, evenly cooked roast beast. And it couldn’t be simpler.
This is, hands down, the most delicious thing I’ve made in a long time. And the most expensive. And the most time consuming. And the most primally … viscerally … carnivorously satisfying.
Based on Ina Garten’s fabulous recipe, these meat loaves pack huge comfort-food goodness in a small package. They’re a great thing to serve at a dinner party. I mean, come on: Who wouldn’t love a little meatloaf, made just for them?
It’s good to be back in the kitchen! (Here, have a giant platter of meat!) The last two weeks have been a whirlwind! Between baking dozens of practice tarts for Bon Appetit’s Holiday Bake-Off Party and making a kamikaze run to New York City to their Culinary Studios, I’m happy to be back at The […]beef, chili, garlic, roasting
Pot roast is stick-to-your-ribs, winter home cooking at its coziest. It’s also an economical way to feed a crowd when you’re on a budget. All you need is a big hunk of beef, an even bigger pot, a handful of ingredients, and a little patience.