Bobby Flay's exploring the flavors that first inspired him, and he is giving some unlikely ingredients the Southwestern treatment! First, Grilled Oysters christened with a tart and spicy Jalapeno-Cilantro Mignonette; then some meaty Lobster Tails hit the grill brushed with savory Lemon and Red Fresno Chile Butter. Yet, it is not all seafood on this tour. Taking inspiration from his favorite fried chicken, Chef Flay makes Red Chile Buttermilk Brined Chicken that he takes to Taos with a Spicy Mango Honey Glaze. Paired with a Napa Cabbage Cole Slaw with Creamy Cumin Vinaigrette and a refreshing Lime Ricky Margarita Float, the desert heat has never been cooler.
There is something so American about an afternoon tending the grill and Bobby Flay continues that tradition with some luscious stateside treats, like his Grilled Soft Shell Crab Sandwich topped with Red Slaw and sweet Yellow Tomatoes. Then Chef Flay crisps up a treat from his city childhood with his version of everyone's favorite lunch on the go, New York Street Cart Dogs with Onion Sauce and Grilled Red Pepper Relish. The true magic of American fire-cooking is achieved with his low and slow Smoked Prime Rib topped with a Red Wine Steak Sauce that evokes the red leather banquettes of a classic steakhouse. A Sweet Cherry Slushy brings refreshment and color to this feast celebrating the delicious Red, White and Blue.
Bobby Flay loves every inch of Italy from Sicily in the south all the way up to the Alps in the north. Today, he focuses that devotion on the top half of the country as he lights up the backyard with some Northern Italian-inspired grilling. Where better to start than with the legendary, crave worthy hunk of meaty deliciousness from Florence - the famous Bistecca alla Fiorentina. Chef Flay tops this marinated medium-rare Porterhouse with an herby, fragrant Balsamic-Rosemary Steak Sauce and pairs it with a salad made of Grilled Treviso with Gorgonzola. Next, he pays homage to the pizzerias of Naples by making a Grilled Pizza topped with Shaved Asparagus, Robiola and Romano cheeses and Parsley Oil. Then he tops a savory sausage Spiedini Hoagie with a Caprese Relish featuring fresh mozzarella and tomatoes. Finally, Bobby raises a toast to La Dolce Vita with his glamorously refreshing Raspberry-Basil Limoncello Cocktail. Saluti!
It is the song of the islands as Bobby Flay brings the flavors and spices of the Caribbean to the grill. He conjures up the warm breezes by searing a Coconut Marinated Pork Tenderloin, and topping it with a fresh and spicy herb sauce; then breaks out the hot and savory island seasonings for some lip-tingling Smoked Jerk Chicken Wings with a sweet and sour Honey-Tamarind Dipping Sauce. Since the Caribbean is also famous for its azure waters, we dive into some beautiful seafood by way of Bobby's tart and refreshing Ceviche with Serrano Chiles, Mango, Smoked Tomatoes & Crispy Plantain Chips. No trip to the beach would be complete without an icy glass of Tropical Sangria, it will get you ready for the limbo in no time.
BBQ is definitely Bobby Flay's passion, and he makes it clear with a backyard spread destined to be a home run at your next summer party. Chef Flay hits the grill with an Upstate New York favorite: tangy, herbaceous Cornell Chicken with Grilled Steak Fries. Tender Grilled White Fish goes exotic when brushed with a spicy Moroccan Chermoula marinade. The American Southwest rubs up against Southeast Asia with Bobby's savory Red Curry Marinated Skirt Steak Fajitas. Finished off with a cocktail version of that quintessential summer combo, Strawberry and Rhubarb Margaritas, and you will wish the season would go on forever.
Bobby Flay's tour through the "it" cuisine of the Iberian Peninsula starts by taking the classic Cuban Sandwich to Madrid with a Spanish Spice-Rubbed Pork Butt topped with Sherry Vinegar/Honey Glaze, Serrano ham and salty Manchego cheese. Then, a slather of Piquillo Pepper Butter and a sprinkle of Grated Manchego adorn sweet Grilled Corn. He dresses Skewered Lamb first with a Spicy Pomegranate/Rioja Red Wine Vinaigrette and takes it over the top with a Mint-Almond Relish. The capper? A fruity Peach-Blackberry Sangria.
A recent trip to Sicily inspired Bobby Flay to really think about the foods of Southern Italy in a new way, to take those amazing flavors and traditions and turn up the heat -- literally. Spice is front and center with his Brined and Butterflied Chicken Alla Diavola, paired with a cool Lemony Fennel Slaw. Then Bobby puts gorgeous grill marks on a Southern Italian staple with his Grilled Eggplant Caponata Bruschetta with Ricotta Salata. The sea is always nearby, and Bobby uses it to his advantage by making a Grilled Tuna with Caramelized Onions, Cinnamon and Mint. A refreshing Prosecco cocktail called the Sgroppino completes this delicious tour of the warmer part of the peninsula.
Bobby Flay knows just what to do to bring the fresh and simple flavors of Greece into your own backyard. Inspired by the sea, Bobby's Grilled Shrimp gets the classic accompaniment of fresh Tomato and salty Feta cheese; then he pairs simply Grilled Sardines with a piquant Garlic Walnut Sauce. Meat in Greece usually means lamb, and Bobby does that expectation justice by laying out a veritable feast of Rotisserie Lamb with Pomegranate and Mint, alongside a Lemon Feta Slaw and Homemade Grilled Pita. What better way to toast this feast than with a dazzling Vodka Grape Sparkler?
Bobby Flay takes us way beyond the burrito with his culinary tour of the diverse and delicious cuisine of Mexico. He starts off with a citrusy street food from the country's west coast: Charcoal Grilled Chicken Sinaloa Style. He serves it with a smoky, refreshing Grilled Green Onion, Quinoa and Corn Relish. Next up, we head to the heartland of Mexican food on the strength of Chef Flay's Oaxaca Burger topped with Manchego cheese, Avocado and Spicy Pickled Red Onions. Grilled Mango tricked out in the traditional way with Lime, Salt and caliente Ancho Chile Powder teases and tantalizes; and a Raspberry Peach Aqua Fresca puts out the fire. Que rico!
The food of California, with its devotion to fresh, local and seasonal ingredients started a revolution all across America. Bobby Flay loves bringing the light fresh cooking of our 31st state to the grill, and kicks off California day with a savory Grilled Lamb Sausage Salad topped with Goat Cheese, Black Olives and Pistachio Vinaigrette. Next, he elevates the humble spud with his smoky and tangy Mustard Aioli Grilled Potatoes with Fine Herbs. Chef Flay believes you can't talk about California cuisine without mentioning its spiritual father Wolfgang Puck, so Bobby pays homage by grilling a Puck-inspired Smoked Salmon Pizza. We finish our trip with his refreshing Rose Punch, a drink that combines both the fruit orchards and vineyards of the Golden State. Westward ho!
Classic Southern food is one of this country's most beloved regional cuisines, but a new style of cooking is rising out of Dixie, and Bobby Flay thinks it works beautifully on the hot grates! Light Smoked Trout Lettuce Wraps take us about as far from barbecue as you can get, topped with Sliced Carrots and a creamy Meyer Lemon Dressing. Then, a classic Southern cracker spread makes a surprising and tangy appearance on Chef Flay's juicy Pimento Cheese Bacon Burger. Next, Southern curry makes an appearance on his Curry-Rubbed Smoked Chicken Thighs with Sorghum-Chile Glaze. And finally, Bobby whips up a Sparkling Bourbon Lemonade, a heat-beater that just might unseat the Mint Julep as the go-to Southern cooler. It'll be delicious, y'all!
Bobby Flay shows his love and knowledge of Asian flavors by mixing and matching the best of the East, starting with Korean-inspired Pork Shoulder Lettuce Wraps paired with bold and spicy Kimchi. Next, China makes an appearance with Chef Flay's Spice-Rubbed Lamb Chops that he slathers with Hoisin and serves with a Grilled Bok Choi Salad. Then, it's on to one of the most important ingredients in the Korean barbecue pantry as Bobby makes his Orange-Ginger Grilled Boneless Short Ribs with Green Onion-Peanut Relish. Capped with a creamy and luscious Coconut Iced Tea Cocktail and your new-style barbecue experience will be complete.