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Spicy Grilled Chicken with Lemon and Parsley

8 Servings<p>To avoid tearing the skin on the breast or thighs, turn the chickens over by picking them up from the ends of the drumsticks.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup hot smoked Spanish paprika<p>¼ cup kosher salt<p>¼ cup coarsely ground black pepper<p>1½ tablespoons cayenne pepper<p>2 3½–4-pound chickens, …


Green Tea and Ginger Beer Float

Makes 1 Servings<p>Chill glasses in the freezer for 5–10 minutes to keep the ice cream from melting into the ginger beer too quickly.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 scoops green tea ice cream<p>Ginger beer<p>1 ounce Irish whiskey (optional)<p>Mint sprig (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Instructions<p>Place ice cream in …

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Cucumbers with Scallions and Chili Oil

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>Why waste time with a knife? A simple whack to a cucumber yields jagged surfaces eager to soak up this tangy dressing.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound Persian or English hothouse cucumbers<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more<p>3 scallions, sliced<p>3 …


Grilled Scallops with Lemony Salsa Verde

4 Servings<p>Choose scallops that are “dry” (not stored in liquid preservatives). Larger is better; small ones could overcook before browning. Make sure to coat them thoroughly in oil before grilling so they don’t stick to the grate.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil, plus more for …


Iceberg Wedges with Grilled Bacon and Croutons

8 Servings<p>Who doesn’t love a wedge? Ask your butcher to cut slab bacon into thick slices (about ¼") to yield nice meaty pieces once they’re crisped on the grill.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup buttermilk<p>½ cup sour cream<p>⅓ cup finely chopped mixed fresh tender herbs (such as tarragon, chive, parsley, …


The New Rules of Grilling

Seven ways to improve your barbecue game, from one of America's best young butchers.<p>After a successful career as a bass guitarist in various indie rock bands, Bryan Mayer, age 41, decided to switch disciplines and eventually settled on butchering. He read a few books, hacked apart some animals and …