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Labor Day

  • Recipe

    Double-Decker Chicken Guacamole Tacos

    Crisp taco shells are stuffed with rotisserie chicken and then sandwiched inside flour tortillas slathered with guacamole in this fun spin on taco night. You get crunchy, creamy, and spicy…

  • Recipe

    Cubano Sandwiches

    Is it worth the effort to roast your own pork for these sandwiches? Absolutely. This Cuban-style roast, called lechon, is the real deal. Try serving these as finger sandwiches by…

  • Recipe

    Red-Eye Philadelphia Cheesesteak

    It’s common to make a cheesesteak when you work around the Philly food scene, but Jonathan Adams’ version has a surprise feature: red-eye onions flavored with espresso and caramelized to…

  • Recipe

    Vegetarian Reubens

    You won’t miss the meat in these vegetarian sandwiches. Pastrami-spiced roasted mushrooms and garlicky spinach are layered with Emmentaler cheese, rye-flavored sauerkraut, and a creamy Greek yogurt Russian sauce for…

  • Recipe

    Barbecue Tri-Tip French Dip Sandwich

    Invented by French chef Phillipe Mathieu in sunny southern California in the early part of the 20th century, this sandwich gets the Adam Perry Lang treatment with the addition of…

  • Summer Farro Salad
    Recipe

    Summer Farro Salad With Corn, Peaches, and Basil

    When peaches are in season in late summer, you want to add them to just about everything. Like this simple side dish, where they're paired with their seasonal companions of…

  • Curried Short Rib Tacos
    Recipe

    Grilled Curried Short-Rib Tacos

    These tacos burst with bold and bright flavors. If you don’t see crosscut short ribs, ask your butcher to cut them for you.

  • Toffee Coffee Cakes
    Recipe

    Toffee Coffee Cake Muffins

    Enjoy these muffins as a breakfast treat, a lunchbox dessert, or a late-afternoon snack. For a twist, try them with milk chocolate-toffee bits. If you can’t find them at your…

  • stuffed eggplant
    Recipe

    Caponata-Stuffed Eggplant

    I’ve tried to capture the sweet-sour flavor of eggplant caponata in this stuffed-eggplant dish built upon layers of classic caponata ingredients: roasted eggplant, peppers, onion, garlic, tomato, quick-pickled raisins, and…

  • stuffed zucchini
    Recipe

    Chard and Parmesan Stuffed Zucchini with Baked Ricotta

    I like red chard for its color, but green or rainbow may be used. Swiss chard bunches vary greatly in size from store to store and season to season. For…

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