Category Archives: Sauces

Grilled Mahi Mahi with Cucumber Avocado Pesto “Salsa”

No matter how precise the recipe there always seems to be that table spoon or two of pesto, tapenade, tahini, remoulade, or some other sauce leftover in the fridge. If you are a bread eater, the easiest thing to do … Continue reading

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Easy Dinner: Grilled Flank Steak and Asparagus

There is a book on my nightstand (that I will be writing about in the near future) where the author suggests that home cooks would do well to work more like professional cooks and 1) plan meals for 1-2 weeks … Continue reading

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Ham with Peach Bourbon Sorghum Glaze

This is how we do ham glaze in the South. When you get your ham, toss that packet of high fructose junk that came with it into the garbage and don’t give it another thought while you mix up this … Continue reading

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Dinner Diary: The morning after the day before

[This is a long post, but when you get close to the end, there is a new sangria recipe…] I should have taken a picture of the hosts’ kitchen last night around 11PM. It’s always like this after a big … Continue reading

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French Fridays with Dorie: Cafe Salle Pleyel Hamburger

A moment of personal privilege, y’all. When September rolls around and my weekends are free for cooking I am going to be one very happy French Friday Dorista. Photographing a naked hamburger in a dark kitchen on a weeknight with … Continue reading

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BBQ Country Pork Ribs with Coleslaw

From around 1991 until the Spring of 1999 I was a vegetarian. Sometimes I blame my switch back to eating meat on Austin, Texas. It might just be nostalgia, but on my first visit the entire town smelled of smoked, … Continue reading

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Enchiladas Divorciados

One of my favorite Mexican breakfasts is huevos divorciados. Don’t take the title too literally; it means something more along the lines of “separated” with one egg covered in (red) chile tomato sauce and the other in a (green )salsa … Continue reading

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