Outrage, grief and pain over the failure to address equity issues, real justice and systemic racism is fueling a necessary movement for change across the nation. I believe in stepping up and advocating for our BIPOC and any marginalized communities. Let’s dismantle these oppressive systems. I am listening and learning, and will amplify and donate
Caramelized Vietnamese Pork By Andrew Zimmern Last weekend I made my own version of Thit Kho, Vietnamese caramelized pork. Although I made this dish with pork shoulder, you can adapt it and use almost any meat, seafood, or poultry. Not lying when I say there weren’t any leftovers… I absolutely love this dish.
The Ultimate Mac & Cheese By Andrew Zimmern I made this cheesy, creamy, gooey macaroni and four cheeses recipe last weekend. It was absolutely delicious. Make sure to use tubular pasta, it’s the best shape for holding the decadent cheese sauce. Although I used parmesan, pecorino romano, taleggio, and fontina cheese, feel free to use… Read More →
Shakshuka By Andrew Zimmern A one skillet recipe with bright North African and Mediterranean flavors, shakshuka is an easy dish of eggs baked in a savory, spicy tomato and red pepper sauce. It’s an impressive but foolproof brunch or lunch, and a compelling argument for eggs for dinner. Watch me make this live on Instagram:… Read More →
Braised Duck Legs with Marsala By Andrew Zimmern This simple braising method is a beautiful way to cook duck legs. Be sure to use a good marsala, it’ll make all the difference in the sauce.
Taconite Tater Tot Hotdish Recipe by Amy Klobuchar I joined senator Amy Klobuchar for a friendly hot dish cook-off to benefit Second Harvest Heartland. Senator Klobuchar made her signature Minnesota-style hot dish, layered with ground beef, onions, cheese and tater tots. I chose to share one of my all time favorite comfort food classics, a… Read More →
Banana Bread By Andrew Zimmern This is the best banana bread I’ve ever created.
A Simple, Foolproof Treat By Andrew Zimmern Everyone is baking these days, myself included. I venture to guess that it’s because the category represents the ultimate comfort food: A warm crusty bread, perfect cookies, or these simple bars my Aunt Suzanne makes all the time. I just made this batch, and turned her notes into… Read More →
After decades exploring culture through food, I’m sharing flavors from the road that will transform your cooking. These all-purpose spice blends capture the essence of my favorite cuisines around the world.
Andrew Zimmern Explores Top Political Issues Through the Lens of Food in “What’s Eating America” Original five-part series premieres Sunday, February 16 at 9 PM ET featuring special guest and humanitarian chef José Andrés. What’s Eating America, hosted by four-time James Beard Award-winning TV personality and chef Andrew Zimmern, premieres on Sunday, February 16 at… Read More →
Elote-Style Mexican Street Corn By Andrew Zimmern The best way to cook corn on the cob is in the husk directly on the coals. The husk protects the cob from incinerating, while the embers impart a smoky, fire charred flavor. Smother the sweet corn with classic elote toppings—crema, mayo, cilantro and my new Mexican Fiesta seasoning.
Curry-Glazed Carrots By Andrew Zimmern Trying a healthier diet? This simple recipe is a good place to start. The flavor combination of carrots, curry, orange and ginger is amazing, not to mention incredibly nutritious.
Charred Eggplant Dip By Andrew Zimmern This smoky charred eggplant dip is one of my favorite dishes in a classic meze spread, a collection of small plates, salads and appetizers common throughout the Middle East and Mediterranean. Charring the eggplant until entirely blackened and soft is crucial to developing the flavor of the dish. If you don’t have… Read More →
Italian Wedding Soup By Andrew Zimmern This Italian-American-ish soup is pure comfort in a bowl. While there are endless variations to this recipe, I prefer to make my meatballs with ground dark meat chicken, Italian sausage and my new Tuscan Sun seasoning for an extra flavor boost. I think escarole adds a nice bitterness and… Read More →
Herb and Mustard-Crusted Lamb By Andrew Zimmern These herb and mustard-crusted lamb racks make for an elegant yet easy main course. I think lamb and goat cheese is a perfect combination. The goat cheese sauce here is a simple one that pairs beautifully with any grilled or broiled red or white meat.
Spaghetti with Classic Tomato Sauce By Andrew Zimmern A steaming bowl of spaghetti with homemade tomato sauce, fresh basil and a sprinkle of parmesan cheese is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. To round it all out, serve with crusty bread and a big salad.
Potato Leek Soup By Andrew Zimmern This soup warms my bones and makes for one of my favorite lunches with salad and crusty bread.
Chicken Skewers with Mediterranean Magic By Andrew Zimmern In this recipe, I marinate chicken thighs in my new Mediterranean Magic seasoning, lemon and olive oil, before skewering the meat and cooking it in a hot pan. Serve it as a rice bowl, stuffed into pitas or rolled up in flatbread with a tomato and cucumber salad, tzatziki… Read More →
Black Bean & Pork Chili By Andrew Zimmern Serve this chili with bowls of limes, minced chiles, homemade hot sauce, sour cream, sliced avocado, farmhouse cheddar cheese, corn chips and warm flour tortillas.
Chicken, Sausage & Artichoke Tagine By Andrew Zimmern A hearty braise with an incredible blend of vibrant North African flavors, this tagine is one of my favorite quintessential comfort food dishes to make.
Dry-Rubbed Fried Chicken Wings By Andrew Zimmern Do you want to be king of your chicken wing castle? Deep fry a batch of wings before tossing with one of my new Badia spice blends and melted butter. Chicken wing supremacy is really that simple.
Easy Party Mix By Andrew Zimmern My new Badia spice blends will take your ordinary homemade Chex mix to the next level. This recipe makes a big batch of party mix—don’t cut it in half. It tends to go VERY FAST.
Easy Vegetable Dip By Andrew Zimmern This super easy dip comes together in a flash and is perfect for a vegetable crudite platter, poached seafood, chicken wings, chips or french fries, and even doubles as a great salad dressing. Use any of the spice blends from my collection with Badia Spices, each one inspired by… Read More →
Like so many other food professionals, I’ve been cooking since I was a little kid tugging at my grandmother’s apron strings. I learned food prep basics sitting in her teeny West End Avenue apartment kitchen on weekends as a young boy. I cooked with my mom and dad every chance I could, and I treasured… Read More →
My Favorite Holiday Recipes No matter what holiday you celebrate, I’m sure we can all agree that food is what ties the season together. At my house, the kitchen smells of fabulous food all month long, whether it’s roasted duck, latkes or fruit cake. It’s the best time of the year. I’ve made it easy on… Read More →
Crowd-Pleasing Recipes for Football Season Few things excite me more than the prospect of a lazy Sunday spent hanging out with friends and family watching football. I love cooking for a crowd, rolling out different finger foods, hearty soups and snacks throughout the day. Here are some of my go-to recipes for game day, from… Read More →