Recipe

Beer Can Chicken

Some people think beer can chicken is all about steaming the chicken from within and infusing it with flavor, but this is only partly true. Beer can chicken is all about vertical roasting, an excellent way to cook roasted chicken either on the grill or in the oven. It allows […]

Grilled Steak Bruschetta

Bruschetta is a simple yet highly flavorful antipasto dish. Turn the garlic-rubbed Italian toast into a flavor-packed, open face steak sandwich by topping it with hot, juicy grilled ribeye and some special accompaniments. The reason why ribeye steak is so flavorful is that it has more marbling — the fatty […]

Mediterranean Kebab Salad

Made with a mix ground pork and beef, these juicy, flavorful kebabs are served over a salad with creamy feta dressing. Quick to assemble, this satiating summery salad is an ideal for a weeknight meal or last-minute cookout.

Beef Shawarma

Shawarma is a popular street food from the Middle East consisting of thin slices of spiced meat. It’s traditionally cooked on a vertical rotisserie and then shaved down into  manageable portion sizes for wraps. Similar to a Greek gyro in appearance, shawarma is Middle Eastern in taste. For this recipe, […]

Juicy Lucy Burger

There’s no burger quite like the Juicy Lucy. It’s a cheeseburger with a catch: the cheese is on the inside. A hidden pocket of gooey, gushing American cheese helps keep the meat tender, while leaving the top of the griddled brown patty wide open for toppings such as ketchup, mustard, […]

ukranian pyrizhky buns

Ukrainian Pyrizhky (Beef Buns)

Packed with a rich mix of beef and bacon, these plump buns work well as snacks or appetizers. If you find yourself with extras, freeze them for future use, they reheat well for a quick meal. 

black squid pasta with green olives and shrimp

Shrimp and Green Olive Pasta

Green olives and shrimp pair so well together. The pink seafood and briny green fruit have beautiful color contrast, and the acidity in green olives brings out the shrimp’s gentle flavors. Furthermore, the textures of the two ingredients are more alike than they seem, especially when quickly sauteed. This recipe […]

scallop puttanesca

Scallop Pasta Puttanesca

Known for its briny, compulsively edible flavor, caper and olive spiked puttanesca calls out for a seafood topper. And seared scallops are it! Cut into bite-sized pieces, these crisp yet smooth pieces of seafood cut some of the spice in this chili-laced sauce, and they’re just right as a complement […]

lobster salad with fennel and orange

Fennel-Orange Salad with Lobster Tail

Lobster is often equated with special occasions, but what if you infused a little lobster into your every day? This poached lobster tail salad is quick to make and even quicker to eat, and can make your sad desk lunch a little more elegant in less time than it takes […]

guinness marinated flank steak

Stout-Marinated Flank Steak

Flank steak is a popular and versatile cut often associated with great fajitas. With its long grains, flank steak can get tough if overcooked. But with some marination and a quick, hot cooking method, you’ll get a stellar steak suited for much more than fajitas. Using a stout, such as […]

pineapple pork bowl

Pineapple-Pork Noodle Bowls

With a Polynesian sensibility and tons of flavor, this tropical-tasting stir-fry comes together quickly in the pan. Serve it over rice or your favorite Asian noodles; this recipe tastes great with soba, udon, or ramen noodles. 

lamb with Greek inspired lemon potatoes

Citrusy Herbed Lamb with Lemony Potatoes

Want to pull out the stops for Mother’s Day without marooning yourself in the kitchen? This gorgeous citrusy herb-rubbed leg of lamb with Greek-inspired lemon potatoes is a breeze to prep but makes a lasting impression. Serve with a salad of tender spring lettuces and a light red wine, and […]