Main Meats

22 Stories That Remind Us Why We Love Sausage So, So Much

Grilled, crumbled, sandwiched, cured, you name it.
Jul 24, 2014 11:00 am

If you read Food Republic, you don't need 22 reasons to pick up a pack, reel or even case of sausages tonight. You don't even need one, because you love sausage and we do too. In honor of sizzling grills, all our favorite condiments and how truly magical it is to bite into a perfect dog in a squishy bun, squeeze a bunch of seasoned ground pork out of its casing into a smoking-hot pan or slice into a handmade salami, here is all our justification for what's for dinner tonight. 

Tingling, Baby: How To Make Cumin Lamb Stir-Fry At Home

Wok-shock your lamb with Tom Mylan's recipe
Jun 17, 2014 12:00 pm
cumin lamb stir-fry
Photo: Michael Harlan Turkell

This spicy, fragrant dish, with origins in Northwest China, is not for wussies. For those not familiar with the “tingling” effects of Sichuan peppercorns, they basically make your mouth go a little numb and throw off your sense of flavor (and balance) a bit. Still interested? We hope so.

Ribeye Steaks With Pistachio Butter And Asparagus Recipe

Take a big steak over the top with compound butter
May 20, 2014 12:00 pm
Photo: Sunset Magazine

If there's one magazine that publishes great cookbooks, it's California-based Sunset. Their simple, fresh and flavorful recipes come from all over the western United States, but will find their way into your repertoire no matter where you are. Need a go-to steak recipe that's fancy-looking without being all fancy about it? Splurge on a flavorful rib-eye topped with creamy pistachio butter.

Lamb Chops With Garlic-Mint Sauce And Cauliflower Mash Recipe

Give your meat and potatoes a delicious upgrade
Apr 29, 2014 4:00 pm
Photo: Helene DuJardin

You can trust a cookbook from The Lodge Company as much as its beautifully seasoned and totally indestructable cast-iron cookware. This hefty book holds 200 Dutch oven, skillet and grill pan recipes from chefs across the country. Renew your dedication to the sturdiest pan in the kitchen with a few of these curated dishes, like these juicy lamb chops with cauliflower mash.

Crown Maple Bourbon Glazed Short Ribs Recipe

You can have your bourbon and cook with it too
Feb 27, 2014 3:30 pm
maple-braised short rib recipe

One of the joys of cold weather cooking is using a heavy hand with dark, sweet and deeply flavorful ingredients like bourbon and maple syrup. We borrowed this maple-braised short rib recipe from chef and maple syrup expert Jacob Griffin of Dutchess County, NY's Madava Farms, where Crown Maple syrup is made. 

20 Rib-Sticking Beef Recipes For A Cold Winter's Night

Hearty beef recipes to get you warm, keep you warm
Dec 12, 2013 1:00 pm

Vegetarians, avert your eyes. It's bloody cold out there, and we're going to need something for dinner that'll stay in our stomachs for a while. We declare tonight "beef night," and we've got every application of every cut under the sun. Got ground beef? We've got recipes for that. Steak? Brisket? Check. And if you're in the mood for a burger, you don't have to wait til you can go outside to use the grill.

Standing Rib Roast With Pear-Brandy Glaze Recipe

Make this impressive centerpiece for the holidays
Nov 26, 2013 1:00 pm
standing rib roast glazed
Photo: Mark Shaw

The great thing about fancy roasts is they basically need zero attention, which is excellent because if you're making an impressive main course, you have sides and desserts to worry about. Need a recipe? Right this way...

Honey And Cider Roast Leg Of Lamb Recipe

A lamb recipe from London's finest, Gordon Ramsay
Nov 12, 2013 4:00 pm

Fan of true dude food? We are, which is why we're cooking our way through GQ Eats, the magazine's new cookbook. Particularly the chapter titled Michelin-Starred Meals At Home. Between the hunks of meat, spectacular sides and cocktails we'd make by the pitcher, our takeout-ordering skills are getting rusty. Not that you can order a sweet roasted leg of lamb for takeout, anyway.

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