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I’m cooking with Ming again on the next season of his show, Simply Ming.

I’m cooking with my friend Ming Tsai again on Season 17 of his show, Simply Ming. That guy has more energy than a room full of kindergarteners! The show airs on @WGBH. I hope you check it out. Here’s a preview. Here’s a link to my episode.    

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Episode 906: Meaty Salads

Leafy greens plus meat equals a delicious, fast and healthy dinner. First, grilling queen Elizabeth Karmel shows me a Chicken Paillard punched up with a Greek Farmers Salad and Tzatziki.  I follow up with a Warm Steakhouse Salad. And then, a take on the classic appetizer, a Two Melon Prosciutto and Feta Salad perfect for…

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Chicken Paillard with Greek Salad and Tzatziki

Makes 4 Servings Hands-On Time: 30 minutes Total Preparation Time: 45 minutes Suggested Accompaniments Greek Farmer Salad (see recipe below) Tzatziki (see recipe below) 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves Olive oil 2 large cloves garlic, minced 3 lemons, 2 zested and 1 cut in wedges 1 teaspoon coarse sea…

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Two Melon Prosciutto and Feta Layered Salad

Makes 4 servings Hands-on time: about 15 minutes Total preparation time: 15 minutes 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika, sweet or hot Kosher salt and freshly milled black pepper 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/8 medium watermelon (about 2 pounds), peeled and cut into bite…

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Steakhouse Salad

Makes 4 Servings Hands-On Time: 30 Minutes Total Preparation Time: 35 Minutes 1 pound russet Potatoes (2 medium) 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper One 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 pound beef sirloin steak (about 1 1/2 inches thick) 1…

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You can find a link to my interview with Kathy Saunders of the Tampa Bay Times right here.

When I was at Lake Austin Spa in June of 2019, I spoke with Kathy Saunders of the Tampa Bay Times. You can find her story here.

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Ginger Beer and Dark and Stormy

DIY GINGER BEER Note: We recommend using the smaller amount of sugar the first time you make this recipe. Makes about 1 quart 1 quart water 1 cup coarsely chopped ginger Zest and juice of one lime Zest and juice of 1 orange 1 ¼ – 2 cups sugar 3…

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Korean Style Burgers

Makes 4 Servings Hands-On Time: 15 Minutes Total Preparation Time: 25 Minutes Quick Kimchi (recipe below) or store bought kimchi 4 medium scallions One 3/4 inch piece fresh ginger 3 tablespoons soy sauce (low sodium if you prefer) 1 1/2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar 1 tablespoon firmly packed dark brown…

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Mussels and Bok Choy with Green Tea Pilaf

  Start to finish: 45 minutes Hands on time: 35 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic 2 teaspoons finely grated ginger 6 scallions, sliced thin crosswise and white and green parts kept separate 2 tablespoons fermented black beans rinsed well and mashed lightly…

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Eggs Baked in Red Wine

Makes 2 servings Hands-on time: 20 minutes Total Preparation time: 40 minutes Suggested Accompaniment steamed asparagus tossed with a little butter Ingredients 2 slices homemade-style white bread 2 garlic cloves, one halved and one minced 3 strips bacon 1 shallots minced ¾ c dry red wine ¾ c chicken stock,…

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