To my great happiness, it is once again Hatch Chile Season! The Hatch Chile hails from the small town of Hatch, NM - arguably the pepper capital of North America. Hatch Chiles are exactly the same pepper as the well-known Anaheim Pepper, but because they are grown in the rocky soil of arid Southern New … Continue reading Green Chile Bacon Cheeseburgers
Once fried golden brown, pop the fillets in the oven to cook them through. This is a healthier alternative to deep fried battered fish and the results are fabulous. Active Time: 15-20 minutes Inactive Time: 15-20 minutes Level: Easy Serves: 4-6 Ingredients For the Fish Fillets 6-8 firm white fillets (cod, tilapia or swai are … Continue reading Panko Fried Fish Fillets with Homemade Tartar Sauce
This delicious, succulent chicken served with a green sauce similar to a creamy chimichurri is a sure crowd pleaser. This version is a loose adaptation of J. Kenji Lopez-Alt's grilled recipe featured on his blog Serious Eats. While it could also work out quite nicely on the grill, this version is executed in the kitchen and … Continue reading Peruvian Style Roast Chicken with Jalapeño-Cilantro Sauce
This BBQ Chicken is tangy, sweet, spicy and fresh. All the right flavors and a unique twist on classic BBQ chicken. Searing the chicken in a hot skillet ahead of time renders out a good bit of fat and leads to perfectly crispy skin. Finish either on the grill or in the oven and follow … Continue reading Honey Glazed Chipotlé-Lime BBQ Chicken
Truth be told, I'm quite fond of fond. But what it is? Properly pronounced, the word is fahn, which is French for "base." (Ask my wife and she will tell you that I butcher French pronunciations, but that's neither here nor there.) But that fond - that base - is that beautiful brown stuff you … Continue reading What is Fond?
This classic Italian sauce is a staple for many dishes and can easily be enjoyed on it's own over pasta. It can also be used as a dipping sauce for bread, calamari, or mozzarella cheese sticks. It can also be used to make classic dishes such Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs or Chicken Parmesan. Time: 60 - … Continue reading Classic Marinara Sauce
A Classic BBQ Rub for Beef, Poultry, Pork, Burgers, and anything else... While I am often not a fan of complex rubs and marinades - largely because I like the meat to speak for itself - this BBQ Rub is fabulous on just about anything and doesn't detract from the flavor of anything you might … Continue reading Classic BBQ Rub