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Elote-Style Street Corn with Mexican Fiesta Seasoning

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.

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Andrew Zimmern Cooks: Elote-Style Grilled Corn

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, chile-lime seasoning and cilantro—for the ultimate…  Read More

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Mike Brown’s Elotes

Grilled Mexican-Style Corn with Parmesan Mayo Mike Brown, of Minneapolis’ Travail and Pig Ate My Pizza, shares his recipe for this delicious grilled corn, dressed up with a killer homemade parmesan mayo. This is the best way to eat in-season summer corn. Try it at your next barbecue, it’s sure to win over your guests.

Andrew Zimmern’s Best Summer Recipes for the 4th of July

My Best Recipes for 4th of July There’s no better way to celebrate the holiday (and my birthday) than relaxing with family, hanging out by the grill and enjoying fresh summer produce. Here are a few of my favorite recipes, from all-American cookout classics like barbecue chicken and baked beans, to picnic perfect salads and a…  Read More

Modern Mexican Food with an Elegant Bistro Vibe

Pajarito Just over a year old, Pajarito’s contemporary Mexican cuisine is still satisfying a packed house every night. Located on St. Paul’s West 7th St. in the historic Glockenspiel building, it’s proven to be the right combination of quality ingredients, superb flavors, affordable plates, great service and a sophisticated, inviting atmosphere. I love a cheap…  Read More

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4th of July Party Recipes

Cookout Classics for the 4th of July There’s no better way to celebrate America’s independence (and my birthday) than relaxing with family, swimming, grilling up my favorite meat, noshing on fresh summer eats and indulging my inner pyro. Here are a few of my top picks, from beef ribs and baked beans, to simple side salads…  Read More

Corn and Green Tomato Salad

Corn and Green Tomato Salad

Succotash-Style Summer Salad By Andrew Zimmern Simple is best. This is one of those recipes. Don’t feel encumbered by the ingredients I am using here. Feel free to make this cold succotash–style corn and green tomato salad for any and every meal, at least until corn stops coming into the market. Sometimes I add handfuls of…  Read More

4th July Recipes

25 Recipes for a 4th of July Feast

STARTERS • Grilled Pineapple Salsa • Fried Artichokes & Lemon Aioli • Baltimore-Style Crab Cakes • Avocado Salsa • Crab Rolls & Chile Sauce     BARBECUE • Pulled Pork with BBQ Sauce • Pineapple-Glazed Spare Ribs • Franklin Barbecue’s Beef Ribs • BBQ Mop Sauce & Texas Dry Rub • 12-Hour Whole Packer Brisket       SEAFOOD…  Read More

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12 Grill Recipes for Memorial Day

Grills Gone Wild I love cooking over wood, live fire, coals and smoke. Grilling is very social—you can have friends over and stand outside and man the grill. It’s the best part about summer. Just in time for the unofficial start of grilling season, here are 12 reasons to fire up that grill, from seafood like scallops,…  Read More

Esquites and Yellow Tomato Gazpacho

Esquites & Yellow Tomato Gazpacho

Esquites & Yellow Tomato Gazpacho By Tara O’Brady You’re most likely familiar with elote, slathered grilled corn on the cob in a mixture of mayonnaise, chile powder, lime, salt, and cheese that is popular in Mexico. One summer dinner when we had more than the expected number at the table and not enough cobs for…  Read More

Mexico City Recommendations

Where to Eat in Mexico City When I first started traveling, Mexico City’s fine dining scene was peppered with Mexican chefs cooking other countries’ food, like Italian or French cuisine. That’s no longer the case. These days the best Mexican food is once again being cooked for Mexicans, by Mexicans.  Here are five restaurants you…  Read More

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9 Recipes for the Grill

Get Outside & Fire Up That Grill I love cooking over wood, live fire, coals and smoke. Grilling is very social—you can have friends over and stand outside and man the grill. When it comes to equipment, I’m currently obsessed with my Cowboy Cauldron, it’s like a barbecue pit on a tripod. It’s perfect because I can do really…  Read More

Labor Day Recipes

Savor the Last Days of Summer This end-of-August heat wave has me digging through the archives for refreshing, light recipes for my Labor Day get-together. Here are a few ideas for appetizers and sides that’ll cool you down, from citrusy tomatillo salsa and pistachio-studded guacamole to tuna and cherry ceviche. If you’re looking for an…  Read More