Frita Cubana
Labor Day Recipe: Frita Cubana Burger
By Grace Bastidas | 09/01/2011 - 16:00

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, so what better way to bid the season adieu than by treating your friends and family to the ultimate burger and firing up the grill one last time before the fall chill sets in?

Here, Julian Medina, consulting chef and owner of New York City’s Coppelia, shares his recipe for a beef patty loaded with pork, cheese and chimichurri mayo. Warning: You may need to keep a hammock nearby to take a nap after conquering one of these giant burgers.

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July 4th Grilling Basics: 4 Easy Steps To Firing It Up Like a Pro
By Mariela Rosario | 06/30/2008 - 16:38

It's July 4th and you want to try your hand at the grill, if you can somehow manage to push all the boys out of the way! There's just something about an open flame and big slabs of meat that gets the guys in the mood to cook (for once).

We figured it was high time us ladies got in on the fun. Even if this is your first time manning the flames, have no fear! We consulted Grill master extraordinaire and Godfather of Nuevo Latino cuisine, Norman Van Aken for the 411 on how to get fired up!

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