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Super Bowl recipe: Traeger Smoked Pork Shoulder kit

Barbecue
February 10, 2022
My friends at Traeger sent me their Pulled Pork slider meal kit. I figured it was Super Bowl worthy enough to share the experience with. It takes me back to Cheap Eats Asheville and the Carolina Pulled Pork we had there.
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Traeger Thanksgiving: Sweet Potato Gratin

Recipe
November 19, 2021
Sponsored Post from my friends at Traeger: I have been making this Sweet Potato Gratin for years. Trager asked for a Thanksgiving recipe and this instantly came to mind. And you can make it ahead.
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Wunderoots + ‘Nade mashup recipe

Recipe
September 23, 2021

Wunderoots + ‘Nade mashup recipe

Recipe
September 23, 2021
Food Network + Cooking Channel's Ali Khan puts some culinary swag to healthy use in this mashup of Wunderoots carrot noodles and 'Nade Thai sauce
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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 resum√© and accolades, this book is not for the novice cook nor a busy ...
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