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Il Ritorno ~ St. Petersburg FL

Italian/Pizza
June 7, 2021

Il Ritorno ~ St. Petersburg FL

Italian/Pizza
June 7, 2021
Food Network + Cooking Channel's Ali Khan returns to St. Pete FL from season 5 of Cheap Eats and goes big at Il Ritorno, one of his all time fav Italian Restaurants.
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Cheesesteak Meal Kit

Recipe
May 24, 2021

Cheesesteak Meal Kit

Recipe
May 24, 2021
Cheesesteak Meal Kit: a taste of Philly in your kitchen Earlier this year I posted about an Italian Beef Kit I got from Mauro Provisions, the butcher shop delivery service from Jeff Mauro of Food Network’s the Kitchen. Well I also got some shaved beef for cheesesteaks and finally got around to whipping up a batch. Sweet baby Jesus was it so damn good. Fire up your Cast Iron I fired up my cast iron skillet, tossed in some chopped ...
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Traeger Smoked Salmon recipe

Barbecue
May 18, 2021

Traeger Smoked Salmon recipe

Barbecue
May 18, 2021
Food Network and Cooking Channel's Ali Khan test drives Jeff Mauro's Smoked Honey Glazed Salmon on Traeger Day.
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Curtido: Salsa’s Best Friend

Recipe
April 26, 2021

Curtido: Salsa’s Best Friend

Recipe
April 26, 2021
Salsa’s Best Friend (and taco’s too) Curtido is a taco condiment staple, especially in the Yucatan where it is featured on Cochinita Pibil, Mexico’s answer to low and slow pulled pork. I like it on many tacos, especially the meaty ones likes Carnitas or Campechano(steak and chorizo). And making it could not be more simple.
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Al Pastor Traeger Hack

Recipe
April 19, 2021

Al Pastor Traeger Hack

Recipe
April 19, 2021
The Vitals: the recipe: Al Pastor Traeger Hack the smoker: Traeger Ironwood 885  the time: about an hour the full nelson: too damn fun not to try Lazy Sunday cookouts have been a running theme in my backyard lately. On Sundays, like in this Instagram Reels post, I’ve been hitting up my neighborhood carniceria. Their selection of marinated meats and salsas are damn tasty when I don’t feel like dedicating a weekend for the prep. And it gave me a ...
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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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