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Marinade and Memorial Day Weekend are one in the same to me. The cooking technique is one of those unspoken requirements every barbecuing activity must have to ensure this holiday weekend is fully enjoyed. For speed and even cooking, I spatchcocked this chicken. It’s a french term for literally, butterflying an entire chicken by removing […]
Spring and Summer will never be the same– courtesy of a Watermelon Mojito. Describing this drink as pure freshness wouldn’t do it justice. Justice would be you having to fly to Havana, drive to the iconic National Hotel, head out back, find a seat overlooking the Malecon, and sip away on this updated version of […]
I am pretty sure I drank 7 – 10 Mojitos each day we were in Havana. Prepared with a artisans touch, you could taste the style, culture and energy each time you drank one. Obviously, I couldn’t drink enough! I was so intrigued by the ubiquitous drink I thought it would be cool to learn […]
During the winter months savory one pot cooking is what I live for. So when Thierry of Genteel Flair saw my images from my trip to Cuba and suggested we cook something themed, Ropa Vieja was a-no-brainer. Braised shredded beef stew aka Ropa Vieja is a Cuban classic perfect for a lazy day. I typically […]
In a perfect world, I’d be celebrating Valentines Day by watching All-Star Weekend and going to the movies to watch the premier of Marvels, Dead Pool. But lets be real, my lady and your lady ain’t going for that. Like millions of other women across America, they are expecting some romance on the one day […]
Super Bowl 50 is upon us and we need some kick-ass game day food to go along with a cold beer before and during kick off. Chef Ming Tsai’s Asian Sloppy Joe Slider, featured at his Boston gastropub Blue Dragon, is a touchdown plus the two point conversion. I substituted shredded lettuce for green […]
Winter for braising so we decided to apply the cold weather cooking technique to one of our favorite proteins – Lamb Shank. Served over a bed of sweet potato puree and green beans, it’s the sort of dish that just calls for a night in. Enjoy! Ingredients: 4 lamb shanks 1 large brown onion, sliced […]