My Best Recipes for Spring Produce I love hearty meals in a bowl as much as the next guy, but it’s time to swap out beef stew and chili for recipes highlighting fresh spring produce. Here in the upper Midwest, we love anything that comes out of the ground as early asparagus, morels, ramps and rhubarb. And… Read More →
Artichoke & Asparagus Barigoule By Andrew Zimmern Barigoule is classic, it’s French and it’s the perfect time of year for it. IT’S SPRING! You can put on some great music, open the kitchen window and have a great dish to snack on all week long. I usually double this recipe because it goes so fast… Read More →
Celebrate spring with this delicious and easy Spanish classic. By Andrew Zimmern I love paella. It’s easy and more forgiving than risotto for the home cook. Paella is typically cooked over an open fire. I often do mine on my grill, over cherry and hickory hardwood coals. The crust develops superbly, while the aroma and flavor… Read More →
How to Prepare Artichokes The edible bud of a thistle plant, artichokes can be intimidating to prepare and cook. Covered in an armor of spiky bracts and filled with a fibrous inedible choke, their defense system is on point. Cleaning, trimming and prepping them for cooking is easy once you learn a few simple tricks.… Read More →
11 Ways to Cook Everyone’s Favorite Crustacean Shrimp are easy to prepare, cook quickly and pair well with many different flavors. From Vietnamese spring rolls and Japanese tempura, to spicy barbecue shrimp and spring paella, the possibilities are endless. Grilled, fried, sautéed, baked and poached, here are my favorite ways to cook the beloved seafood. Shrimp… Read More →
Spring Vegetable Hash By Andrew Zimmern This vegetable hash is bursting with fresh spring ingredients. It’s exactly what I’m craving in April, when ramps, morels and fava beans hit the local market. You can eat this plain, with grilled meat or poultry, or one of my favorite pairings, poached eggs.
Boston’s Best Tapas Chef/owner Ken Oringer and chef Jamie Bissonnette, the duo behind the much-lauded Coppa, serve inspired Spanish fare at Toro, one of Boston’s most sought after tables. Located in the city’s historic South End neighborhood, the pint-size restaurant serves traditional and contemporary Barcelona-style tapas in a cozy, dimly-lit dining room with exposed brick… Read More →