The more I look at what I eat, the more I notice how they are slight variations. This lunchtime gem was an easy and tasty recipe. It’s a jazzed up chicken salad. The key difference being homemade mayonnaise (recipe buried here). I had grilled chicken from another night, so this was a slice and mix […]
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How can I make smoked chicken better? As much as I love tortillas, smoked chicken and assorted fatty meats are my summer go-to. Most weekends I’ll grab a whole chicken or roast for the grill. My summer approach is cook once, eat all weeklong. Much like my #TortillaChallenge, I think of different ways to consume […]
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Dani Carlson commented on one of my many food pictures a few months ago. I first met Dani in college where she ran the show for the on-campus news program. She taught me most of what I know about broadcast news. Network and Broadcast News taught me everything else. She also won an Emmy this year […]
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If you aren’t smoking your meats this summer you’re wasting your time and taste buds. I’ve written about my love affair with turning my Weber grill into a smoking machine and have educated many friends on the setup. The flavor rewards of smoking are huge. Grilling chicken often leads to tough and dry substances, while […]
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Sunday has become my “me” day. Household chores that I delayed for a week and vigorous napping are always on the agenda. I’ve added in yoga and grocery shopping. If whether permits I’ll grill enough meat to last through the week. This weekend I started clearing space in the freezer after battling the avalanche of […]
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Jamie Oliver and numerous other chefs have posted recipes for this dish. The appeal is it’s incredibly fast and easy.
Make pasta & drain.
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Heat olive oil in separate pan.
Smash garlic and add to hot oil.
Zest/juice a lemon.
Toss pasta with garlic oil, lemon zest/juice, red pepper flakes, pepper, shredded cheese (I used pecorino).
As we lead into the most patriotic of weekends, you could carb load and binge on sweets trying your best to get diabetes OR fire up the grill, smoke a whole chicken, then grill veggies for a sensational chicken pasta salad. This is one of my go-to summer dishes. Meat. Veggies. Pasta. Can’t go wrong. […]
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