Salty, Spicy, Tangy Goodness One night at his eponymous Brooklyn restaurant, former Top Chef contestant Dale Talde tasked his cooks with replicating the Americanized version of kung pao that they all jones for after grueling double kitchen shifts. When nothing but a hit of salty, spicy, tangy goodness will do, this should be your go-to… Read More →
Sticky Spicy Chinese Chicken Wings By Andrew Zimmern Of all the dishes I’ve tasted around the world, this is the one I’m happiest to have brought home and perfected in my own kitchen. Sticky, fatty, salty and sweet, the best versions of this recipe emulsify the chicken fat into the Chinese master sauce as it… Read More →
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 your favorite dry rub and melted butter. Chicken wing supremacy is really that simple. Here, I’ve used two different types of dry rub—one with herbs, garlic and onion,… Read More →
Tangy Grilled Wings By Andrew Zimmern Glazed with a combination of apricot preserves, mustard and sherry vinegar, these grilled chicken wings have an irresistible sweet and tangy flavor.
Game Day Snacks & Soups I’m a huge football fan, and love any excuse I can find to veg out on the couch with family and indulge in my favorite finger foods and one-pot meals. And even if your hometown team didn’t make it to the Super Bowl, I’ll bet you still need some snack… Read More →
The Best Sunday Couch Chow Few things excite me more than the prospect of a lazy football Sunday spent hanging out with friends and family. I love cooking for a crowd, rolling out different finger foods, hearty soups and snacks throughout the day. Here are some of my go-tos, always sure to please the masses… Read More →
Spicy. Buttery. Crispy. By Andrew Zimmern There is no better couch chow than these firecracker shrimp for March Madness. Be sure to use Crystal brand hot sauce. It’s the best supermarket bottled brand around; it’s perfectly balanced between heat, vinegary tartness and peppery flavor. Plus, it’s available everywhere. If for some reason you can’t find… Read More →