Andrew Zimmern is famous as the host of the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods, but he's also a born-and-bred New Yorker, a classically trained chef and a Minneapolis-based home cook. He brings every part of his experience to bear in the recipes he shares here, bridging the gap between exotic flavors and American comfort food.

July 14, 2012


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July 30, 2012

Cold Cucumber Soup with Yogurt and Dill

This cool, refreshing cucumber soup from Andrew Zimmern gets tang and creaminess from Greek yogurt and big, summery flavor from lots of fresh herbs.

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July 23, 2012

Grilled Peanut-Lime Cornish Hens, Penang-Style

A tangy, gingery Malaysian marinade gives Andrew Zimmern’s juicy, grilled Cornish hens tremendous flavor, which is perfect with the addictively spicy-sweet peanut sauce that accompanies them.

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July 16, 2012

Grilled Beef Rolls with Nuoc Cham Dipping Sauce

In these Vietnamese-style grilled-beef rolls, Andrew Zimmern wraps flavorful ground sirloin in briny grape leaves and serves them with a sweet, spicy, tangy dipping sauce.
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July 9, 2012

Cioppino with Mussels

Andrew Zimmern packs his version of cioppino, the classic Italian-American fish stew, with incredible tomato flavor and lots of succulent seafood.

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July 2, 2012

Early Summer Strawberry-Rhubarb Crumble

This easy, homey dessert from Andrew Zimmern pairs the quintessential early-summer combo of sweet strawberries and tart rhubarb with a nutty, buttery, cookie-like topping.

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