Grilled Adobo Chicken (Pollo Adobado)

Grilled Adobo Chicken (Pollo Adobado) - Andrea Meyers

I recently acquired a copy of Rosa’s New Mexican Table (review) and having heard of the restaurant and the book’s James Beard Award nomination in 2008 I was eager to try out some of the dishes from Chef Roberto Santibañez. One of the first dishes that caught my eye was the adobo marinated chicken with… 

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Panini with Prosciutto, Fontina, Spinach and Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

Panini with Prosciutto, Fontina, Spinach and Slow-Roasted Tomatoes - Andrea Meyers

One of my quick weeknight meal inspiration sites is Panini Happy, run by my friend Kathy. We met at BlogHer last summer and I have been impressed with her and her site from the beginning. Kathy is in love with her panini grill and it shows in her creative sandwiches. Even if your average weeknight… 

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Peruvian Grilled Chicken

Peruvian Grilled Chicken - Andrea Meyers

Why would a Peruvian grilled chicken recipe have soy sauce? Peru has hosted a large Japanese expatriate population since the late 1800s, and over the years Asian flavors mingled with local and European flavors to create one of the most diverse cuisines in the world. I didn’t know this when I lived in South America… 

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Miso Marinated Grilled Salmon and a Giveaway

Miso Marinated Grilled Salmon - Andrea Meyers

While doing the South Beach Diet, I’m working very hard to make things that we all can enjoy and are healthy. This miso salmon is one of my favorite recipes I’ve tried recently, and it’s easy and fast to boot, so it makes an great weeknight dish. The fish is marinated in miso, mirin, rice… 

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Grilled Eggplant Lasagna

Grilled Eggplant Lasagna - Andrea Meyers

When I started the South Beach Diet a few weeks ago, I had to rethink some of our meals, and less pasta was high on the list. It’s easy to get good fresh vegetables at this time of year, and we’ve kept the refrigerator stocked. I’ve had eggplant lasagna on many occasions, but always with… 

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Grilled Chinese Eggplant with Garlic and Ginger Sauce

Grilled Chinese Eggplant with Garlic and Ginger Sauce - Andrea Meyers

We planted three eggplants in May, but sadly they were overtaken by flea beetles, a really nasty little pest that devoured the plants. Unable to find an organic solution for getting rid of them, we had to remove the plants from the garden to prevent the pests from spreading. So we’ve been buying eggplants this… 

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Grilled Stuffed Eggplant and a Cookbook Give Away

Grilled Stuffed Eggplant Recipe - Andrea Meyers

I was pleasantly surprised when the folks at The Little Hat Company in South Berwick, Maine invited me to host a giveaway of Stonewall Kitchen Favorites, and I didn’t have to think twice about it because the book is full of delicious family-style recipes and beautiful photos. One of the authors, Kathy Gunst, lives in… 

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Italian Grilled Eggplant Cakes

Italian Grilled Eggplant Cakes Recipe - Andrea Meyers

Some beautiful foods just aren’t pretty to look at, and these eggplant cakes fall into that category. They taste wonderful and take on a beautiful brown color, but on the plate it looks like fried mud and grass clippings. In spite of their unassuming looks, we enjoyed these little tidbits from Marcella Hazan’s tome Essentials… 

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