Summer is nearly here, but that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in comforting fare, especially when it stars seasonal produce. This Risotto with Asparagus, featured in Food Network Magazine, uses two kinds of cheese, nutty Parmesan and tangy Robiola, to pack in plenty of flavor and lend the signature creamy texture that risotto is known for. Using an aromatic thyme-and-asparagus broth instead of the usual chicken stock to slowly cook the rice keeps this risotto meatless without skimping on any of the taste. Serve tender asparagus tips on top to add a subtle texture to the plate.
Cake Wars fans, the wait is finally over. Tonight (9|8c) marks the return of your favorite cake making competition – it’s back, and better than ever. To celebrate this momentous occasion, host Jonathan Bennett is taking over Food Network’s Snapchat Discover, and the result is sweet as can be.
Bold Food + Big Personalities + Bumps in the Road = 5 Unusual Finalist “Recipes” — Alex’s Star Reportby Alex Guarnaschelli, June 6th, 2016
Who doesn’t love a good burger? Vegetarians and vegans, of course. But for everyone else, the combination of toasted bun + melted cheese + thick, juicy patty is sheer perfection. Now that summer’s here, we’re looking for ways to turn everything into a burger — pizza, cheesesteaks, bagels and lox. No dish is immune to our scheming desire for meaty goodness sandwiched between buttery, toasty bread. Here’s how we’ve reimagined a few of our favorite dishes as summer’s reigning food of choice.
What could possibly be better than a crisp, buttery BLT, hot off the griddle? All the components of a BLT surrounding a thick, smoky beef patty, obviously. We’ll call it the BBLT: Bacon, Beef, Lettuce and Tomato. Try Food Network Magazine’s BLT Burgers with Bacon Mayonnaise for dinner tonight, and you’ll never go back to the single B.
10 Things I Ate About You finds 10 enticing bites in smaller cities from coast to coast.
With cerulean skies, fragrant pines and elaborate rock formations jutting from the earth, Sedona, Ariz., is frequently hailed as one of the most-beautiful cities in the United States. The high desert town is ringed by 1.8 million acres of national forest, as well as miles of hiking, biking and off-roading trails and seemingly countless spas and resorts. There’s a reason so many different kinds of people add it to their list of must-see destinations. The food scene may be overshadowed by the outdoors attributes, but creative chefs and restaurateurs are elevating Upper Sonoran desert cuisine to impressive new heights.
Crispy fried halibut and a creamy mayo-lemon sauce are a perfect pairing in this week’s Most Popular Pin of the Week, a top-rated recipe for easy fish tacos from Marcela Valladolid. According to Marcela, the batter on the fish, which comes together with a Mexican beer, “will change the way you think about fried fish.”
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Get the Recipe: Marcela Valladolid’s Baja-Style Fish Tacos
There’s no doubt about it: Leftovers happen to the best of us. No matter how much you try to portion plan or how much you pile onto your plate, there’s bound to be some extra fixings from dinner from time to time. And when it comes to using up those leftovers, you can simply reheat them and enjoy them as they are, or you can follow the lead of The Kitchen co-hosts and transform them into an all-new dish. After Marcela Valladolid prepped her smoky-sweet pork tenderloin on this morning’s all-new episode, Katie Lee put the leftover grilled meat and apricot salsa to work in a cheesy quesadilla, guaranteeing the leftovers will be anything but boring the next day. Check out both of the dishes below to see how they’re made.
Chefs’ Picks tracks down what the pros are eating and cooking from coast to coast.
Chefs are put to plenty of challenges, but pleasing picky kids can confound even the most-acclaimed professionals. Here, a few chefs share their creations that will satisfy pretty much any kid’s snacking dreams.
As a mom of four kids who also blogs about food, I have to admit something: I don’t grill. I don’t even understand the appeal of grilling. It’s hot. It’s sometimes smoky, and the grill is definitely not next to a sink, my other pans or a counter to set a tray of food on. But I love the idea of grilled food. That’s why this list of summer foods to make indoors is so important. Cook inside, eat outside. Enjoy these dishes all summer long.
Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob
This is the easiest dish you’ll make all season. The ingredients? Corn. Find out how plain corn on the cob is effortlessly transformed with just a quick roast in the oven.