Kick up your pasta, steak and more with these five recipes.
Baked Alaska is all about contrast: There’s a warm, crunchy meringue exterior and a cold, soft ice cream interior. Read more >>
Frequent customers of Brassica Kitchen + Cafe know to order the squid ink pappardelle with octopus confit, cauliflower and a black garlic and sweet miso tomato sauce even when the dish isn’t on the printed menu. Read more >>
Inspired by the classic James River BBQ sauce used in many a North Shore roast beef shop, this sweet and tangy sauce starts with a housemade ketchup base before local apple cider vinegar, hard cider and molasses are added for an extra New England feel. Read more >>
Peter Agostinelli is raising the steaks at Grill 23 with his sauce inspired by A.1. “Everyone grew up with A.1. When dad got overtime growing up, ‘Oh, we got red meat in the house—so exciting,’ ” quips the executive chef, who often whips up the sauce at home when grilling steak tips, a hanger or a bavette. Read more >>
One of the OG sauces on the Friendly Toast’s menu, the strawberry habanero sauce gets taste buds tingling with a combination of spicy and sweet flavors. Read more >>