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Jerk Chicken

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 26 comments

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. More

The Ultimate Bacon Cheeseburgers

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 13 comments

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. More

The Best Basic Grilled Corn

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Basic grilled corn cooked on a hot fire until blistered and charred, served with butter and salt. More

Creamy Cole Slaw

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 22 comments

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. More

Hot Brown Burgers

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 3 comments

A grilled burger patty served open-faced on a slice of toasted bread with bacon, tomato, and cheesy Mornay sauce broiled until bubbling. More

Surf N' Turf Burger (Grilled Burger with Lobster and Bacon)

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 3 comments

A grilled hamburger topped with lobster salad and crispy bacon. More

Oklahoma-style Onion Burgers

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 10 comments

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. More

Hot and Smoky Cheeseburgers with Bacon and Pickled Cherry Pepper Relish

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 1 comment

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. More

Cuban Fritas (Seasoned Cheeseburgers with Shoestring Potatoes and Spicy Sauce)

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 1 comment

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. More

Burgers with Creamy Feta Sauce and Tomato-Cucumber Relish

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 3 comments

Big burgers with a creamy yogurt-feta sauce flavored with garlic and lemon, topped with a crunchy cucumber-tomato relish. More

Pepperoni Garlic Bread Burgers (Grilled Cheeseburgers with Pepperoni Sauce Serve on Garlic Bread Rolls)

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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. More

Poutine Burger (Burgers with Fried Potatoes, Cheese Curds, and Gravy)

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 3 comments

What happens when a plate of poutine and a hamburger go off in the corner to do something naughty? Deliciousness ensues, that's what. More

Easy Grilled Cornish Hens and Zucchini with Greek Marinade, Tzatziki, and Greek Salad

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 7 comments

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. More

The Ultimate Lobster, Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado, and Tomato Sandwiches

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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. More

Real Tacos Al Pastor

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 16 comments

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. More

Charred Corn Tacos in Crispy All-Cheese Taco Shells

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Charred corn with salsa verde in a crisp all-cheese taco shell. More

Soft Scrambled Egg and Chorizo in Crispy All-Cheese Taco Shells

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An all-cheese taco shell filled with creamy soft scrambled eggs and crisp chorizo. More

Crispy All-Cheese Taco Shells

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 2 comments

Crispy taco shells made out of parmesan cheese, perfect for hors d'oeuvres and appetizers. More

Serious Eats' Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 9 comments

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. More

Foolproof 2-Minute Hollandaise

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 52 comments

Foolproof real hollandaise in about 2 minutes. More

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