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Author: Monte Mathews

“PANCHOS ARGENTINOS”… HOT DOGS ARGENTINA STYLE!

“PANCHOS ARGENTINOS”… HOT DOGS ARGENTINA STYLE!

“Panchos Argentinos” Dressed-up Hot Dogs with a lemony Salsa. “Panchos Argentinos” are the Argentine equivalent of  New York City’s Sabrett hot dog. This dog is sold on the streets of Buenos Aires. Called a “Pancho”, they may have been named after their first vendor. Or…

GRILLED OR BROILED, CHICKEN AL PASTOR IS ONE GREAT DISH

GRILLED OR BROILED, CHICKEN AL PASTOR IS ONE GREAT DISH

GRILLED OR BROILED, CHICKEN AL PASTOR, IS THE PERFECT COMBINATION OF SWEET, SPICY AND TANGY FLAVOR Al Pastor means “in the style of the shepherd.”  Though it is arguably Mexico’s finest street food, the dish has its roots in the Lebanese immigrant community in Mexico.…

RHUBARB POUND CAKE FROM MELISSA CLARK

RHUBARB POUND CAKE FROM MELISSA CLARK

“This tender pound cake has slivers of vanilla-poached rhubarb running across the top and shot through the center, adding a tangy sweetness to the buttery crumb.”–Melissa Clark Finding a Rhubarb Pound Cake recipe was never an issue but finding one that was also great-looking was…

FOOD IN A FLASH: GREEN GODDESS CHICKEN SALAD

FOOD IN A FLASH: GREEN GODDESS CHICKEN SALAD

Bottled Green Goddess Dressing and Rotisserie Chicken creates a Spring Salad that will take your breath away. This salad is a salute to Spring. Green Goddess Dressing—a mixture of mayo, sour cream, anchovies, lemon juice, garlic, parsley, and chives makes it creamy rich.  But the…

MAKE CHEF ANTONIA LOFASO’S SPRING PEA RAVIOLI

MAKE CHEF ANTONIA LOFASO’S SPRING PEA RAVIOLI

You can craft Chef Antonia Lofaso’s delicate Spring Pea Ravioli in less time than you think. Jazzed up with a hint of Chili Oil, lemon zest, and parmesan, this Spring Ravioli is filled with a minty pea and ricotta filling. It’s surprisingly easy to make—especially…

FOOD IN A FLASH*: ONE POT TORTELLINI WITH BACON AND PEAS

FOOD IN A FLASH*: ONE POT TORTELLINI WITH BACON AND PEAS

HERE’S A ONE-POT PASTA DISH THAT TAKES ALL OF 25 MINUTES FROM START TO FINISH. This quick dinner dish stars store-bought cheese tortellini in a lemony cream sauce. For a punch of smoky flavor, we added crumbled thick-cut bacon. To top it all off, sweet…

HARISSA LAMB MEATBALLS IN TOMATO SAUCE

HARISSA LAMB MEATBALLS IN TOMATO SAUCE

OUR HARISSA LAMB MEATBALLS IN TOMATO SAUCE JOIN WHAT’S ALMOST THEIR OWN FOOD GROUP ON CHEWING THE FAT We’ve made meatballs from every possible protein from beef to bison. When we saw Whole Foods had a special on Atkin’s Farm lamb –$7.99 a lb—we couldn’t…

MELISSA CLARK’S ASPARAGUS, GOAT CHEESE AND TARRAGON TART

MELISSA CLARK’S ASPARAGUS, GOAT CHEESE AND TARRAGON TART

Usher in Spring with this terrific Asparagus, Goat Cheese, and Tarragon Tart. This is a fantastic tart. And it’s right of the moment because it works best with Spring’s earliest and thin-stalk Asparagus. We used both Green and Red Asparagus in ours.  And then there’s…

SPICY POT ROAST

SPICY POT ROAST

THIS INSTANT POT RECIPE KICKS UP THE FLAVOR OF POT ROAST THANKS TO A JAR OF JELLY. Quick to prep and filled with classic pot roast ingredients—chuck roast, red wine, carrots, potatoes, onions, and gravy— this pot roast is kicked up a notch with just…