Brian Nichols

10 Flips | 1 Magazine | @BrianNichol5mae | Keep up with Brian Nichols on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Brian Nichols”

Texas-Style Smoked Brisket

12 to 16 Servings<p>Beef brisket and a backyard smoker: It doesn't get any more "Texas" than that.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 10–12-pound whole beef brisket, fat trimmed to 1/4-inch thickness<p>1/3 cup kosher salt<p>1/3 cup freshly ground black pepper<p>Equipment<p>A charcoal grill and a drip tray<p>A chimney …

BBQ

Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes

For an extra-decadent mashed potato dish, spread finished mashed potatoes out in a baking dish and top with a thin layer (about 2 Tbsp) of …

Marinated Flank Steak with Lemony Arugula and Feta Salad from 'Kitchen Garden Cookbook'

<b>Jeanne Kelley</b>'s marinated and grilled flank steak with arugula salad comes from the "Spring" chapter in her new <i>Kitchen Garden Cookbook</i>. But with its clean flavors and almost effortless preparation, the dish lands squarely in the realm of summer cooking. Besides, arugula grows year-round in many …

Grilled Shrimp Skewers With Tomato, Garlic & Herbs

They're perfect for entertaining -- either as an appetizer or main course -- because all of the prep is done ahead of time.<p>In this easy recipe, shrimp are quickly marinated in a bright and tangy mixture of olive oil, tomato paste, lemon, garlic, and herbs and then grilled until plump and slightly …

Recipes

How to Make Perfect Paella Every Time

Paella is meant to show off the rice itself and to highlight a few special ingredients.<p><b>By Martha Rose Shulman</b><p>I was so saddened by the recent death of food writer Penelope Casas. I never met her, but I've long depended on her work for my own research. Her first cookbook, <i>The Foods & Wines of Spain</i>, …

Recipes

Swiss Chard and Lemon Ricotta Pasta

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>This is an easy, last minute dinner since you might have many of the ingredients on hand. If you don't have any swiss chard, kale, spinach and arugula also work great. If you use kale, I recommend removing the tough central stem. If you use either arugula or baby spinach leaves, you …

Recipes

Spaghetti Carbonara

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>This is no-frills, classic carbonara. It's also great made with rigatoni. Serving suggestions: straight outta the serving bowl. Adapted from Bon Appetit's April 2012 issue.<p><b>Serves: 4-6</b><b><br>Prep time: 5 min</b><b><br>Cook time: 30 min</b><p>1/4 pound guanciale or pancetta, cut into 1/3-inch cubes<br>• 7 large egg …

Recipes

Scallops and Prosciutto over Capellini

• .5 pounds small bay scallops<br>• 8-12 slices of prosciutto diced<br>• 8 cloves roasted garlic, pealed<br>• .5 cups white wine or champagne<br>• 3 tablespoons fresh basil<br>• flour for dusting<br>• salt and pepper<br>• Olive oil<br>• .5 pounds capellini pasta<p>In a large flat sided pan brown the prosciutto in a little olive oil. Remove the …

Recipes

ICYMI: This week's recipes include grown-up Hot Pockets, Sloppy Joes, and a Sunshine Smoothie: http://thekitc.hn/1mCs05a

Chicken Dinners: Chicken in a Pot (Poule au Pot) With Potatoes and Squash

This classic French dish has all the makings of a carefree winter evening spent warming yourself up with a good, flavorful chicken and a bottle (or two) of full bodied wine. <i>Poule au Pot</i> (chicken in a pot) is all about keeping it rustic and making it easy on the cook. Tuck the bird, seasonings, and …