Simple Grilled Bistec de Res

I sauntered down the pristine white tile floor store, excited and apprehensive at the same time, as I made my way top the butcher counter.  I quickly studied the pink, red, and white-ish cuts of meat in the glass case, while i waited for the young man, who had probably barely grown his first mustache, to […]

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Chimichurri – The All-Purpose Condiment

I am not sure when the I first heard of chimichurri, the condiment made famous by our opposite-season friends, the Argentinians, but when I tried it for the first time at a non-descript steakhouse in Western Massachusetts, I was blown away.  The freshness of the herbs, the kick of the garlic, the mellowness of the shallot, and […]

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Cuban Fried Chicken

Fried chicken, the mother of all comfort foods.  Every culture that has access to this wonderful, albeit, kind of dirty, two-footed, two-winged bird has figured out some way to fry it into something bigger than you could imagine, had you never eaten it.   Fried chicken (with a little Cuban inspiration) happens to be my absolute […]

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