Chef Theo Friedman's dinners center around multi-course, intimate, and experimental pop-up experiences. He brings new perspectives to food by being inspired by artists, ingredients, and the passionate diners who attend his one-of-a-kind events. In honor of Chef Theo's partnership with Stella Artois, he takes advantage of Union Square Greenmarket's and North Brooklyn Farms' fresh produce to create the ultimate end of summer menu.
How to Thaw Beef
Don't lose the precious fluids.
Roasted Herbed Beef Tenderloin
Cook beef tenderloin like a pro with our foolproof, easy recipe. A good hard sear in a frying pan gives the beef a beautiful crust, then a compound butter with garlic, thyme, and rosemary is rubbed in before you roast the tenderloin for about half an hour. Let it rest to redistribute all the delicious juices, then slice and serve with your favorite sides. You'll even impress yourself with this one. Read more.
Browned beef simmers with potatoes, carrots, onions, and thyme in this rich, heartwarming stew.
How to Store Ground Meat
Your ground meat should not sit around in the fridge. Freeze it if you're not going to use it the same day. Ray Venezia of Fairway Market shares his wisdom.
How to Choose Ground Meat
Ray Venezia of Fairway in New York calls it chop meat; we call it ground beef. Semantics aside, red meat does not have to be red all the way through.
Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Beef Brisket
A spice rub with paprika, chili powder, cumin, brown sugar, cayenne, and garlic, and a smoky-sweet barbecue sauce with chipotle chiles lend mouth-watering layers of flavor to beef brisket, which gets incredibly tender after 10 hours in the slow cooker. Slice or shred the brisket and serve on good, sturdy bread for the ultimate BBQ sandwich, or make a combo plate with meat, slaw, baked beans, potato salad, or other classic BBQ sides. Read more.