Sabrina Tillman

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Lemon Asparagus

A harbinger of the seasonal shift from snow-dusted branches and abbreviated days to sun-warmed grass and lingering outdoors, asparagus brings with it the promise of new buds in the garden and the traveling scent of meat caramelizing on a hot grill. Asparagus has a uniquely vegetal, slightly bitter, grassy taste that benefits from the sour, bracing acidity of lemon juice and zest. Lemon asparagus can…

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three bacon pancakes on a white plate. One bacon pancake has a dollop of sour cream on it. Snipped chives decorate the plate.

Bacon Pancakes

Bacon pancakes sound like a sinful breakfast treat, but these slightly sweet, mostly savory cakes require no repentance. Fluffy, moist, and salty with just a hint of sweetness, bacon pancakes can be served with a light drizzle of maple syrup, or a dollop of sour cream and a hit of hot sauce. Primal and paleo pancakes are a far cry from diner-style pancakes made from…

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grilled baby octopus

Tender Grilled Baby Octopus

There are few dishes as visually stunning as baby octopus when cooked. Purple-tinged tentacles curl and twist into an eye-catching swirl that looks more like a sculpture in an art museum than a meal on a plate. Grilled baby octopus not only adds char-grilled flavor to the cephalopod, but it also emblazons the flesh with eye-catching grill kisses that add dark, caramelized contrast to the…

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