Entries by Jim McGrody

Recipe: Homemade Pastrami

Story by Jim McGrody, Director of Culinary Services at Rex Hospital. Photo by Hal Goodtree from Pastrami King on 23rd Street in Manhattan. Cary, NC – I am kind of a sandwich snob. I love complex flavors, high quality meats and cheeses and, of course, the bread has to be perfect.

Food: Olé Mole!

I wanted to come up with a holiday recipe to share and I thought about all the turkeys, beef wellingtons, carved prime rib, beef tenderloins, stuffed pork loins that I had cooked over the years. They all seemed so boring and uneventful.

Food: Cedar Plank Salmon

  Story and recipe by Jim McGrody. Photo by Sean Dreilinger. Cary, NC – Last time I was writing for CaryCitizen, I wrote about apple wood smoked chicken. I hope that some of you traded in your hamburgers and hot dogs and tried something new. As I was beginning to think about what I should be […]