If you can master this über basic recipe, you can grill a steak waaaaay better than any of your friends. Promise.
Paleo Banana Bread
This is gluten-free and paleo-friendly, for those keeping track of such things. But it’s also awesome enough for anyone to fall for it.
Simple and stunning. That’s what we expect outta any side that we pull off the grill. These artichokes deliver all that—and then some.
Grilled Lamb Chops
After grilling up these lovely little lamb lollies, we finally understand why so many folks use “lamb chop” as a term of endearment.
Learn firsthand the virtues of tea made from fresh mint versus a teabag—and yes, said virtues include ease and simplicity.
Trinchado ~ Spicy South African Beef
If you’ve been to South Africa, chances are you’ve been craving this dish. Rest assured, it’s possible to recapture the loveliness you experienced abroad back home in your kitchen.
Beef Short Ribs with Chile Rub
We swoon to short ribs prepared almost any way. But especially when braised with coffee and chiles. That is to say, this way.
Green Beans Gremolata
An easy way to gussy up green beans and make them seem fancy without being fussy.
Hard-Boiled Eggs with Dukkah
The combination of hard-boiled eggs and dukkah is awesome. And it’s even awesomer in tandem with beer.
Lamb Chops with Cilantro and Mint Sauce
These lamb chops have a nifty marinade that doubles as a finishing sauce. It’s your newest trick at putting dinner on the table pronto.
Gribenes ~ Roast Chicken Skin
If you go weak in the knees at the mere thought of crisp skin on a roast hen, your day just got a heck of a lot better.
Homemade Old Bay Seasoning
An American classic, this indispensable spice blend brings a taste of the Eastern Shore to anything, anywhere, anytime.
Edna Lewis’s Oven Brisket
Edna Lewis was loved for many reasons. Her spare prose. Her soulful recipes. Her kitchen frugality. Her endless wisdom. All attributes that are apparent in her famous brisket.
How to Make Dried Orange Peel
An easy technique that lands you a stash of dried citrus to fancy up all manner of everyday cooking and baking.
Sometimes carrots aren’t quite as sweet as we’d like them to be. This kid-tested tactic takes care of that occasional oops on the part of Mother Nature.
Maple Pork Chops
Expect a subtle sweetness from this pork chop sensation that comes together from pantry standbys. We suspect that, like us, you’re gonna wanna add it to your weeknight rotation.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
So tantalizingly crisp at the edges, incredibly tender yet not mushy at the center, and lovely through and through. They’ll haunt you forever. In a good way.
Best known as the earthy sauce bathing canned chipotle peppers, this Mexican staple is ridiculously versatile. And easy to make.
Sweet Potato Wedges
These subtly spiced, lightly crisped sweet potato wedges will have everyone clamoring for more–and, we dare say, no one guessing they’re healthful.
Perhaps the most iconic and indispensable ingredient in Moroccan cooking. And perhaps the easiest thing to make ever.