Memorial Day

Grilled Lamb Burgers with Avocado Mayo

May 23, 2011

[vimeo 24119556 w=400 h=225] Summer is just around the corner in much of the US (cold, rainy weather just a detail) and grilling seems to be synonymous with warm weather. This coming weekend, Memorial Day, officially inaugurates the picnic and barbeque season. Ahh, the smells of charcoal and seared meat fill the air. If you […]

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Turkey Burgers with Merkén Spice Rub

May 25, 2009

Merkén is the quinessential spice of the Mapuche Indians who populate the southern province in Chile, La Araucanía, about 10 hours south of the capital, Santiago. Cacho de cabra red chilis, shaped like plump, curved fingers, are dry smoked and coarsely ground. Some renditions also add sea salt and cilantro seeds. Merkén is, in my […]

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