The Best Cuts of Meat (and How to Cook Them)
Get the recipe: Grilled Rib Eye With Cap
Get the recipe: Pickled Onions
I also love juicy tri-tip, a triangular cut from the bottom sirloin. Tucking it into a fresh baguette makes the ultimate sandwich.
Get the recipe: Smoked Tri-Tip Sandwiches with Chorizo Vinaigrette
For my quick orecchiette, I add pancetta to the tomato sauce to give it a rich, long-simmered flavor in five minutes.
Get the recipe: Orecchiette with Pancetta and Tomatoes
Take it from my Nan: Meat makes just about anything tastier, and in life (and on the cutting board), it's best to go against the grain.