Latest from Jim Shahin

Ribs with a side of red beans: A taste of New Orleans’s new barbecue scene

SMOKE SIGNALS | A new crop of smoked-meat joints tries to include a Louisiana spin.
  • Oct 15, 2018

Classic baba ghanouj requires real smoke. Then you can treat it like hummus.

SMOKE SIGNALS | Adhere to tradition with the base dip, but take liberties with the toppings.
  • Aug 24, 2018

The cookbooks you need to raise your grilling and barbecue game

SMOKE SIGNALS | These new title range from primers to those that focus on the author’s heritage.
  • Jul 20, 2018

The best way to grill a burger keeps it off the grate

Your secret weapon is a cast-iron skillet. But there are more strategies to keep in mind.
  • Jun 21, 2018

These smash burgers are crispy, cheesy and jam-packed with flavor

Grab your spatula and start grilling.
  • Jun 20, 2018

Thick, juicy, backyard burgers can be yours with a few simple tips

Thick patties, when cooked evenly, allow for the complex flavors that comes with a charred exterior and a medium-rare interior.
  • Jun 20, 2018

Free Range on Food: Canceled this week, back June 13.

Have cooking questions? We have answers. Ask us now.
  • Jun 6, 2018