Bolo Lives Again, as Sangria

September 19, 2014 | Posted by Elyse Tirrell

The B-Team is on the hunt for New York City's best sangria recipes this month. While we spend spare time taste testing sangria around the city (poor, poor us), went sent a camera down to Bobby's newest restaurant, Gato. In this video, bartender extraordinaire, DJ, is demonstrating how to make the Bolo cocktail... a red wine sangria that was named in honor of Bobby's now-closed restaurant. Watch, learn, and make it at home!

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There IS More to Greek Cheese Than Feta. Try Manouri.

September 17, 2014 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

I was introduced to Manouri cheese about 15 years ago and have been a fan ever since. It is made from goat or sheep's milk and is actually a by-product when making feta. Soft and creamy, it crumbles beautifully and is not as salty as feta, which is sometimes a welcome characteristic. In fact I think its lovely milky flavor helps highlight Summer vegetables perfectly.

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Spanish Cheese Board Turned Salad

September 11, 2014 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

Manchego is one of my all-time favorite cheeses. Its slightly nutty flavor complements a lot of food and pairs well with cava, rose, white or red wine really well, making it a perfect cheese selection for a cheese board. I decided to turn that cheese board upside down and make it into a salad. The result? Delicioso. Check it out here and get the recipe here.

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Peel a tomato???

August 27, 2014 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

Every once in a while you may come across a recipe that calls for a peeled tomato. Check this out and you will know what to do. Gazpacho, anyone?

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When the Corn is as High as an Elephant's Eye...Make Creamed Corn!

August 25, 2014 | Posted by Stephanie Banyas

When corn is at its peak in August and you are looking for new ways to serve it..why not make an old childhood favorite..creamed corn.

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Corny Trick for You to Try with All the Fresh Corn You will Buy (corny rhyme too)

August 15, 2014 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

From farmer's markets, to farm stands, to your local super market... fresh, sweet corn is everywhere! I saw this trick on youtube and had to try it for myself. Now I share it with you! Check out a quick way to make some fresh corn. It's a keeper!

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Mesa Grill's Tomato Tortilla Soup

August 13, 2014 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

Many years ago, I was a line cook at Mesa Grill, Bobby’s first restaurant in NYC. In the summer, as part of my daily mise en place, I would make big batches of this soup.

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How to Grill a Perfect Steak, part 1

July 25, 2014 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

If you are a meat eater (count me in!) I am pretty sure you have had a moment where you just craved a great steak. Being able to grill one properly (outside means no smoke alarms) is one of the advantages this time of year offers us.

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How to Grill a Perfect Steak, part 2

July 25, 2014 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

If you are a meat eater (count me in!) I am pretty sure you have had a moment where you just craved a great steak. Being able to grill one properly (outside means no smoke alarms) is one of the advantages this time of year offers us.

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How to Grill a Perfect Steak, part 3

July 25, 2014 | Posted by Christine Sanchez

If you are a meat eater (count me in!) I am pretty sure you have had a moment where you just craved a great steak. Being able to grill one properly (outside means no smoke alarms) is one of the advantages this time of year offers us.

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