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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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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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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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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 resumé and accolades, this book is not for the novice cook nor a busy ...
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Texas Chili Recipe

Recipe
October 27, 2020

Texas Chili Recipe

Recipe
October 27, 2020
It’s 47 degrees outside, football is in full swing and it’s high time I figured out a real deal Texas chili recipe. Spoiler alert: I used tomatoes. Yeah, I did. And I used ground beef, albeit coarse ground aka chili grind from a butcher shop called Longhorn Meats. No beans though, and that deep hue of red was from making my own chili powder. I even have two versions for you and my inspiration came from an award winning recipe ...
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Braised Pork Chile Verde recipe

Recipe
September 13, 2020

Braised Pork Chile Verde recipe

Recipe
September 13, 2020
Pork Chile Verde It’s a hearty, comforting Mexican icon. Superb in tacos, burritos, over rice or even just in a damn bowl, Pork Chile Verde is a staple on both sides of the border. Thanks to one of Food & Wine’s Best of the Best cookbooks from years back, I stumbled upon a Rick Bayless version where chunks of pork shoulder are braised slowly in an oven along with tomatillos, cilantro and pickled jalapeños. Despite countless versions of Pork Chile ...
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Top 3 Quarantine Cooking Hacks

Recipe
July 29, 2020

Top 3 Quarantine Cooking Hacks

Recipe
July 29, 2020
Top 3 Quarantine Cooking Hacks Let’s face it, we have been cooking a lot. So much so, that coming up with my Top 3 Quarantine Cooking Hacks was pretty much a no brainer. These are a few of many, but certainly reflect on some of my fav hacks for recipes that have become weekly staples at Casa Khan. So in no particular order, let’s get into it . . .
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