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Stiles Switch BBQ Remix: Steakhouse night

Austin
April 7, 2021
The Vitals: the spot: your house! A zoom cooking class with Ali Khan and Stiles Switch BBQ the eats: Central Texas style brisket with steakhouse sides the bucks: contact through site for pricing the full nelson: Dressing up Brisket with a classic steakhouse style dinner The last year and a half has got me in the kitchen more than ever. Now I’m taking those skills plus my years of food tv, blogging and writing into your kitchen. I’ve teamed up ...
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Operation Traeger Baby Back Ribs Vol 3+4

Barbecue
April 1, 2021
Food Network + Cooking Channel's Ali Khan makes ribs on the reputed Traeger grill and learns mastering barbecue is indeed a long journey .
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Casa Golosa ~ Austin TX

Italian/Pizza
March 24, 2021

Casa Golosa ~ Austin TX

Italian/Pizza
March 24, 2021
Food Network + Cooking Channel's Ali Khan stumbles upon a food truck in Austin TX serving up authentic Italian pastas.
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Ali’s Wedding Proposal Cake

Recipe
March 13, 2021

Ali’s Wedding Proposal Cake

Recipe
March 13, 2021
I might be the host of Spring Baking Championship but a baker I am not. But that doesn’t mean I can’t test the waters. When Studio 512’s host Stephanie Gilbert challenged me to a baking challenge . . . I knew I had to step up. With some guidance from Spring Baking Champion Nacho Aguirre, I came up with this: a mini chocolate cake with chocolate ganache and macerated raspberries or “Ali’s wedding proposal cake” for short. It’s in honor ...
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Brisket Nihari: Pakistan meets Texas

Indian
March 4, 2021
A Pakistani curry specialty with a Texas twist.
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Ali Khan Eats . . . Korean Hot Chicken Sandwich

Asian
February 25, 2021
Food Network + Cooking Channel's Ali Khan tries the Hot Chicken Sandwich from Chilantro BBQ in Austin TX. The Shark Tank winner is Austin's answer to LA's Kogi BBQ: a Korean food inspired food truck turned successful Brick and Mortar. Kimchi Fries put them on the map. In 2021, they make a play for the Fried Chicken sandwich/Nashville Hot Chicken sandwich craze.
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Vietnamese Meatballs

Asian
February 18, 2021

Vietnamese Meatballs

Asian
February 18, 2021
Food Network + Cooking Channel's Ali Khan craves Vietnamese Meatballs and threw together an impromptu recipe. Served up in taco form.
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Italian Beef Meal Kit

Recipe
January 31, 2021

Italian Beef Meal Kit

Recipe
January 31, 2021
Italian Beef Meal Kit: messy deliciousness in the comfort of your own home
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Sunday Supper’s Brisket

Recipe
January 22, 2021

Sunday Supper’s Brisket

Recipe
January 22, 2021
I was gifted a copy of Sunday Supper’s by Suzanne Goin some 15 years ago. In that time I have probably prepared a handful of recipes which is more a reflection of the involvement the book requires. Broken up be Seasons, you would be wise to stick to the one you are currently in and have access to a good Farmer’s Market. True to the chef’s resum√© and accolades, this book is not for the novice cook nor a busy ...
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The McRib Hack

Barbecue
December 16, 2020

The McRib Hack

Barbecue
December 16, 2020
So McRib is back and I got excited. I mean, it’s the McRib . . . the only sandwich at McDonald’s thats as McDonalds as the freaking Big Mac. Now it has been more than a minute since I have had one and I just couldn’t eat a McRib and post about it. I had to make it better. So here it is, My McRib hack, which I swear to whatever higher power you believe in, is worth the minimal ...
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