TORONTO — Low and slow is Danielle Dimovski’s mantra.
She’s talking barbecue, when meats are cooked for a long time at low heat, rendering them smoky, tender, juicy and flavourful.
Patience is required to achieve best results.
Dimovski was introduced to barbecue about seven years ago when she was asked to judge a competition.
Here is a super easy recipe from Danielle Dimovski for flank steak.
Flank is an economical cut of beef that benefits from marinating and is perfect for the grill.
Being budget friendly makes this an ideal meal for any family, says the barbecue champion and mother of three.
Diva Q Garlic, Soy and Rosemary Marinated Flank Steak
1 kg (2 lb) flank steak
250 ml (1 cup) soy sauce
Bright citrusy flavours. Splashes of colorful sugary confetti. Rich creamy frosting flecked with berries.
Don’t know your pork butts from your rump roasts? It may be getting a little easier.
The unpredictable nature of spring — balmy one moment, frigid the next — makes us hanker for dishes that reflect the season’s maybe-maybe not feel.
Here are some recipes from “Everyone Can Cook Everything,” the seventh book in Eric Akis’s “Everyone Can Cook” series.
These easy examples from the Victoria-based chef and food writer are full of flavour and perfect for spring. Akis also provides some options for those who would like to vary the dishes.
Romaine With Oranges, Feta and Olives
NASHVILLE — Most folks know Memphis for its barbecue and Philly for its cheesesteaks, but how about Nashville and its hot chicken?
If you’re not sure, you’ve never tried this fried chicken so fiery it will leave your mouth in shock. It’s a flavour you don’t soon forget.
LONDON, Ont. — There may be no signature ingredient more identified with Canadian cuisine than maple syrup, and with good reason. Canada produces about 85 per cent of the world’s maple syrup. The only other place it’s made is the northeastern United States.
LONDON, Ont. — Roasted Acorn Squash Soup
Roasted acorn squash develops rich caramelized flavours that go well with maple syrup.
2 acorn squash, halved and seeded
30 ml (2 tbsp) maple syrup
45 ml (3 tbsp) olive oil
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1 large carrot, peeled and chopped
1 small Granny Smith apple, peeled and chopped
A little retro and a whole lot of fun, cream cheese mints are the perfect way to keep little hands busy during Easter dinner preparations.