Chef David Burke for The Daily Meal

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Chef's Thoughts on Home Cooking

With all of the new technologies and gadgets being released today, it’s getting easier than ever to fire up the grill in the city, whether it’s on your balcony, roof deck, or in your townhouse’s backyard. While a George Foreman grill and your building’s permission to cook over open flame may be all you need for city grilling, many people still shy...
Ever since I studied in culinary school, I have loved to experiment with asparagus. Asparagus and spinach butter was always my favorite thing to make. The sweetness and grassiness of the asparagus is so elegant and makes it a great ingredient to play around with. Its beautiful green skin and pointed tip make it a great tool for plating, too. Here...

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You’ve all heard of a Juicy Lucy, and my menu at David Burke at Bloomingdale's would not be complete without my own rendition. I’m proud of what I’ve created for my own version, aptly named The Juicy Burkey, and apparently the rest of New York approves of it as well. For the past two years, my burger has been awarded the title of Best Burger in...
With grilling such a popular summertime activity, it’s more often than not that its uses can becoming a little outdated. Here are some new and unique ideas for you to mix it up on the grill this summer. David’s BBQ Sauce Barbecue sauce is a must at most grilling cookouts, and I’m always trying to create a unique and exciting recipe for my homemade...
Just like tomato and mozzarella is an evergreen summer dish, I have three recipes that I stick to when I’m cooking outdoors in the summer, like at my weekly Swine & Dine pork roast hosted every Sunday at my restaurant David Burke Kitchen in New York City. First is something that’s essential to ward off pests, and I mean real pests. The second...