Quick Pickled Jalapenos By Andrew Zimmern Trade in your jarred jalapeno rings for this super easy quick pickle. Trust me, they’re far superior to their store bought counterpart. I always have a stash of homemade pickled jalapenos in the fridge for use on sandwiches, nachos, scrambled eggs, chili and stew, tacos, burritos, or alongside grilled… Read More →
Pulled Pork with Tomato-Habanero Salsa By Andrew Zimmern Although this dish takes some thinking ahead, the long marinade makes a flavorful, tender pork roast. Serve this achiote-scented roasted pork shoulder with habanero-tomato salsa, lots of fresh corn tortillas, limes and cilantro.
Tacos al Pastor By Alex Stupak Short of investing in a vertical broiler, this hack is the closest you’ll get to al pastor tacos at home. We tend to think of pork shoulder as something that needs to be braised, but a well-butchered shoulder steak given a swift ride on a ripping hot grill can… Read More →
12 Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo We know Cinco de Mayo isn’t quite celebrated in Mexico like it is in this country (Cinco de Drinko!), but we love any reason to dig into delicious Mexican fare. Here, I’ve compiled a few of my favorite recipes for a May 5th party, from fresh tomatillo salsa… Read More →
The Best Cookbooks of the Year It seems each year there are more incredible cookbooks published than the last; it’s a tough job to whittle down the lengthy list into a handful of my favorites. This year in particular, there are several noteworthy debuts, like Aaron Franklin’s meat smoking manifesto, Michael Solomonov’s ode to Israeli cuisine,… Read More →
Gift Ideas for the Cook in Your Life From fun stocking stuffers and edible indulgences (Roe Caviar, I’m looking at you), to inspiring cookbooks and splurge-worthy kitchen gadgets (who doesn’t want a high-powered blow torch for the perfect golden sear?), here is my gift giving guide for 2015. • • • EAT & DRINK READ … Read More →
Corn Tortillas By Alex Stupak It’s hard to call something with only one ingredient a recipe. Making tortillas is really just a method, and getting it right depends on a lot of little details. Make enough tortillas, and you’ll learn to intuit when your dough is too dry or too sticky, as well as how… Read More →