To make our authentically flavored jerk chicken, start with a powerfully flavored marinade and brine combination, followed by a low and slow smoke over smoldering allspice berries and bay leaves.
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The ultimate bacon cheeseburger with beef cooked in bacon fat, a bacon fat mayonnaise, onions caramelized in bacon fat, buns toasted in bacon fat, and a crisp bacon weave topping.
Basic grilled corn cooked on a hot fire until blistered and charred, served with butter and salt.
Classic cole slaw of deeply flavored, sweet-and-tangy cabbage. The secret is to do a rapid purge of excess cabbage liquid with a quick cure of salt and sugar before tossing the shreds in a creamy dressing.
A grilled burger patty served open-faced on a slice of toasted bread with bacon, tomato, and cheesy Mornay sauce broiled until bubbling.
A grilled hamburger topped with lobster salad and crispy bacon.
An Oklahoma classic, it's a slider in style, but with way more onions, which help the thin patties of beef cook up extra juicy and flavorful.
An homage to the Smoke Stack burger from Shake Shack, this big, fat, grilled burger gets topped with American cheese, crisp bacon, grilled onions, and a spicy and tangy bacon and pickled cherry pepper relish.
The frita is a classic regional American burger created by Cuban immigrants in South Florida. While the standard is a thin, griddled patty with a spiced ketchup-based sauce, my take on it is a slightly larger version designed for the backyard grill with a boldly seasoned pork and beef patty, a creamier sauce, and more vegetables. The crisp shoestring potatoes that are the hallmark of a traditional frita remain the same.
Big burgers with a creamy yogurt-feta sauce flavored with garlic and lemon, topped with a crunchy cucumber-tomato relish.
Pepperoni Garlic Bread Burgers (Grilled Cheeseburgers with Pepperoni Sauce Serve on Garlic Bread Rolls)
Burgers covered in provolone cheese under a blanket of a hot-and-tangy pepperoni sauce and parmesan cheese, all served on a hamburger bun toasted in garlic butter.
What happens when a plate of poutine and a hamburger go off in the corner to do something naughty? Deliciousness ensues, that's what.
Perfectly juicy, crisp, and smoky grilled cornish hens in a garlicky, lemony greek marinade flavored with oregano and peppers. Serve it with grilled zucchini, pita bread, tzatziki, and a greek salad.
The ultimate lobster, bacon, lettuce, avocado, and tomato sandwiches, made with bacon sheet, tomato filets, perfectly cooked lobster, homemade mayonnaise, and bread toasted in bacon fat.
Real-deal tacos al pastor are made by cooking stacked, marinated pork shoulder slices in front of a vertical rotisserie. Here's how to get the same slow-cooked, crisply charred effect at home, no rotisserie required.
Charred corn with salsa verde in a crisp all-cheese taco shell.
An all-cheese taco shell filled with creamy soft scrambled eggs and crisp chorizo.
Crispy taco shells made out of parmesan cheese, perfect for hors d'oeuvres and appetizers.
The classic grilled cheese sandwich in its ultimate form: toasted on the inside and out (to add buttery flavor and promote even melting), and cooked low and slow for deep, even browning.
Foolproof real hollandaise in about 2 minutes.