Tahini-Smothered Charred Cabbage

I love cabbage year-round, but summer might just be my favorite cabbage season—a hot grill has the ability to transform it in a way the oven or stovetop never will. The outside gets blistered and charred while the inside steams to crisp-tenderness, every bite perfumed with smoke. I think it’s irresistible with little more than…

Crab-Paste-Grilled Rib Eye

The summertime ceremony of cooking over fire will never lose its charm for me. Plus, there’s just no better way to cook a thick steak—it’s the only way to get the high heat you need without setting off the fire alarm. A perfectly marbled rib eye doesn’t need much to shine, but basting it with…

Roast Chicken With Tomatoes

I love chicken, and I reeeeeally love it with ripe farmers’ market tomatoes, but I always used to cook the latter down to create a braise-y situation until I came upon this method. This take is faster, fresher, and even more delicious—there’s just something about the chicken juice dripping down and mingling with those chunks…

Corn and Sausage Pasta

Combining pasta with loose sausage and one peak-season vegetable is my go-to when I need a dinner I can throw together without thinking too hard. Corn is great here, but chopped up tomatoes, broccoli, summer squash, and even green beans are fair game. The not-so-secret is a handful of parm and a knob of butter…