Tag: Grilling (Cooking)

A Family’s Dedication to Beef Lives On at Don Julio in Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES — At Don Julio, a much-beloved steakhouse in the city’s low-rise Palermo neighborhood, a 110-square-foot grill dominates the soaring dining room in the way that a grand piano commands attention on a concert stage. ImageOver the years, wine bottles signed by customers have provided the décor in the main dining room.CreditMaria Amasanti for […]

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How to Host a Summer Barbecue Like a Professional

“We’re becoming nesting lesbians,” Erika Nakamura half-joked, smiling at her wife, Jocelyn Guest, across the kitchen counter of a friend’s weekend home in Hudson, N.Y. “We prefer to socialize at home, so we’re like, ‘Come to the country!’” It’s not exactly a hard sell: Nakamura and Guest, 39 and 35 respectively, are a team of […]

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Our Best Fourth of July Recipes: Hamburgers, Coleslaw, Homemade Ice Cream and More

Independence Day, or the Fourth of July as most of us call it, commemorates the date in 1776 when the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, a written resolution announcing the United States’ freedom from British rule. (The legal separation actually happened two days before, on July 2.) In our founding fathers’ honor, let’s […]

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Swordfish and Salsa, Summer on a Plate

During the summer grilling season, swordfish makes a succulent meal, one I look forward to. With longstanding environmental and sustainability issues, however, it hasn’t always been so easy to recommend with a clear conscience. Because of overfishing, swordfish numbers were dangerously low for many years. But after a long-term boycott and moratorium put in place […]

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10 Ways to Lower the Cancer Risk of Grilling

Many people would be surprised to hear that grilling carries potential cancer risks. But each year, the American Institute for Cancer Research publishes guidance for “cancer-safe grilling,” cautioning consumers to avoid two types of compounds that have been tied to cancer. These compounds, called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and heterocyclic amines, get generated when food, especially […]

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