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What Kind of Grill Should I Buy, Josh?

It being spring, my mind has turned to thoughts of grilling. The fragrant smoke, the glowing embers, the sizzle and his of precious meat juices combusting like shooting stars as they fly from sputtering lamb chops. Sadly, as a New Yorker, I live in a tiny apartment and have no room for the offset smoker […]


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On The Roof, With Spring Lamb, Using a Wire Hanger

“It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.” The disorienting opening line of George Orwell’s 1984 came to mind today, when I set out too grill – Yes! – the first meat of spring. And it being spring, it seemed only right to make spring lamb. It wasn’t real […]



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I’ve Changed My Mind About Roast Beef

I’ve always had an ambivalent relationship with roast beef. The truth is, that taken as roast beef, I don’t really like it that much — although I feel like I should. I love roast beef sandwiches, such as the life-altering one at Eataly in New York, but roast beef itself is always a big “meh” […]