2694 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham, NC - Phone: 919.489.3944
Open 7 days a week from 7:30 am to 8 pm

Summer Corn Cakes with Chopped Tomato and Avocado Salsa

The contrasting flavors, textures, and colors make this vibrant summertime dish a feast for the eyes as well as the mouth. It is tops served with a fried egg for breakfast, and you can turn it into a filling lunch or dinner by scattering the cakes with grilled shrimp or chicken breast. MAKES ABOUT 1 […]

Autumnal Chicken Pot Pie

1 small butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 tablespoon olive oil sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 6 tablespoons (¾ stick) unsalted butter, plus more if needed 8 ounces mixed fresh mushrooms, such as oysters, chanterelles, shitakes, or hedgehogs, cleaned and thinly sliced (3½ to 4 cups) 2 shallots, minces ¼ […]

Grilled Tuna Burgers with Wasabi Mayonnaise

1 ½ pounds skinless tuna fillet, cut into 1-inch pieces ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard ½ cup fresh (soft) breadcrumbs 2 shallots or green onions, minced 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 2 teaspoons soy sauce ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper 8 slices challah (or other soft bread), toasted […]

Grilled Portbello Mushroom Burgers

MAKES 4 BURGERS 4 medium portobello mushroom caps, wiped clean 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar sea salt, to taste freshly ground black pepper, to taste Herbed Chèvre (recipe follows) 8 slices rustic bread, toasted Toppings: bibb lettuce, roasted red bell peppers, halved and seeds removed   1. Remove gills from underside of […]

North Carolina Barbecue Turkey

A firestarter chimney or second smaller grill is essential to barbecuing turkey. For best results, use a natural hardwood charcoal. This recipe is from Martha Stewart Magazine. SERVES 10 TO 12 1 twelve- to fifteen-pound turkey 2 cups Foster’s Barbecue Sauce, plus more for serving (optional) 1 cup cider vinegar 1 teaspoon crushed red-pepper flakes […]

Molasses-Glazed Grilled Pork Loin

The assertive flavors of coffee, molasses, and balsamic vinegar meld and mellow in this sophisticated dish that is just the thing for winter entertaining. It is best served with simple sides, such as collard greens and Sweet Potato Spoon Bread, that enhance rather than distract from the sweet, rich molasses flavor of the pork. SERVES […]

Pan-Seared Sea Scallops with Citrus Tarragon Butter

Scallops are light but also very flavorful, so they’re ideal for simple preparations like this one. With this tangy citrus and tarragon butter, it’s one of my standby dishes, something I make when I come home late from the Market and want to make a quick, effortless dinner. Photo to the left by Quentin Bacon. Serves 4 […]

Roasted Vegetable Meatloaf

Using ground beef with a higher fat content ensures a moist meatloaf. For a take on an old-fashioned TV dinner, serve with Mustard Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans with Garlic, Lemon & Parsley, and Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisps with Cardamom & Nutmeg. Photo to the left by Brian Leatart. Serves 6 3 small zucchini, diced 3 red bell peppers, diced 2 medium-size […]

Capellini with Fresh Ricotta, Roasted Garlic, Corn & Herbs

Fresh ricotta cheese (available at some supermarkets and at Italian markets) and good-quality olive oil are the keys to this great salty-sweet dish. Photo to the left by Mitchell Feinberg. Serves 6 1 large head of garlic, top ½ inch cut off 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4 ears of fresh corn with husks 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 4 teaspoons grated lemon […]

Sesame Soba Noodles with Cucumber, Bok Choy, and Mixed Greens

In this Asian take on summer pasta, noodles are tossed with a lovely orange-peanut dressing and tons of fresh vegetables.

2694 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham, NC - Phone: 919.489.3944
Open 7 days a week from 7:30 am to 8 pm