Steak Grilling 101

To grill the perfect steak, David turned to grill master Jamie Purviance for help and tips. Several hours later, he was searing and sliding.

Bellying Up to Barcelona

For his 50th (gulp!) birthday, David visited some of Barcelona’s best restaurants, including Comerç 24, Fishhh!, Taktika Berri, Els Pescadors, Restaurant Moo, and Fragata.

Fava Bean Puree

Few things say spring like the brilliant green of a fava bean. Here, a little help on how to harness these harbingers of warm weather.

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Cantaloupe Soup with Prosciutto-Mozzarella Sandwiches

The ingredients couldn’t be more accessible. The results couldn’t be less expected.

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  • 8

Shaved Summer Squash with Squash Blossoms

An unexpected, elegant salad of thinly shaved summer squash tossed with squash blossoms, lemon, and some crumbly cheese. Lovely with just about anything.

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Red Eye Devil’s Food Cake

This caffeinated incarnation of a classic chocolate cake comprises cocoa-y layers and fudgy ganache that take their jolt from a cup of joe.

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Watermelon Limeade

Taken neat, on the rocks, or with a stealth shot of tequila, we think you’ll find no fault with this drink that’s designed for the dog days of summer.

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Grilled Country Pork Chops with Bourbon-Basted Grilled Peaches

What makes these grilled pork chops special is grilled peaches. They lend a flavor boost, amping up their natural sugar and complementing the chops.

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  • 1 D, 2 H
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Mini-Muffin Financiers

Don’t let these delicate, diminutive cakes with the froufrou French name fool you. They’re a cinch to toss in the oven–and even easier to toss in the mouth.

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Sole à La Meunière

Classic bistro cooking at its best, sole meuniere maintains a balance between nutty brown butter and the lilt of lemon. A simple dish with a complex taste.

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Paprika: Just a Pile of Dust?

Banal or bold? David and Renee are on opposite sides of the fence when it comes to the ubiquitous paprika. Where do you stand when it comes to this rusty red spice?

Octopus with Paprika

Octopus with paprika, AKA pulpo a la Gallega, is pretty much ubiquitous at bars and restaurants in Spain. There’s a reason for that. See for yourself.

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  • 45 M
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Migas

Migas is at its heart leftover bread mixed with pork—chorizo and pork belly—garlic, paprika, and drippings. A Spanish staple, they’re a perfect quick bite.

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Salami and Cheese Tapa | Tapa de Salami y Queso

Simple, simple, simple. Salami, Manchego, and chewy, crusty country bread.

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