John Ginda

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How to Clean, Prep, and Grill Fish + Shellfish

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're rounding up all the how-tos needed to get your fill of seafood, while the summer lasts.</i><p>There's something about eating seafood in the summer that …

The Best Way to Quickly & Safely Thaw Frozen Meat

I do my best to plan ahead and let meat thaw slowly in the fridge, but sometimes the mood for a certain dish strikes or company drops by and I just …

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The Only Thing to Put on Your Steak

<i>Published in the February 2013 issue</i><p><i>Chef Adam Sobel, Bourbon Steak, Washington, D.C.</i><p><b>Making a sauce in the pan</b> you just used to cook whatever the sauce will cover — in this case, a beautiful steak — is all about perception. It looks (and tastes) like it takes more time and training than it actually …

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Grilled Halibut With Spicy Red Onion Relish, Avocados, Asparagus, and Chipotle Vinaigrette Recipe

<b>Note</b>: Plan ahead and serve the fish with jalapeño-, onion-, and serrano-infused vinegar for splashing on top. Make it in carafe at least a day in advance, and refrigerate it until use.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by …

Grilled Strip Steak With Creamy Yogurt Sauce and Tomato-Cucumber Salad Recipe

Thick-cut New York strip steaks grilled and served with a bright and crunchy tomato and cucumber salad with yogurt sauce.<p><b>Note:</b> An equivalent weight of ribeye, tenderloin, porterhouse, or t-bone steak can be used in place of strip steak.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 (2-inch thick) New York strip …

Recipe: Ginger-Marinated Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

Jumping on the veggie-burger bandwagon <i>sounds</i> like a great idea—skipping beef lets you cut back on calories and fat, and relieves boredom when you’re …

Promising Signs for the British Burger

<b>I never met</b> the British restaurant critic Marina O'Loughlin, but I already have a conflicted relationship with her. On the one hand, on the occasion of my transatlantic visit, she tweeted a link to one of the best, and weirdest things I ever wrote, which has gone semi-viral here. On the other hand, …

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Italian Easy: Spaghetti with Clams, Mussels, and Tomatoes

We eat <i>a lot</i> of pasta in our house. Luckily, it's so versatile that the options are truly endless. With all the fresh and dried varieties available in stores these days, you could probably combine a different type of pasta with a different sauce every day for years and never get bored.<p>But while I …

Why we love broccoli: 8 ways to serve up the president's favorite food

While President Obama's admission Tuesday that broccoli is his favorite food sparked some skepticism, I for one, don't find it that hard to believe. Broccoli is the best! The little trees, as I like to think of them, are the total package: crunchy on the bottom with some added texture on the top, …

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