Elote (Grilled Mexican Street Corn)

It's grilling season and fresh veggies are on the menu! I love tossing fresh vegetables on the grill and the one thing I really like about this recipe is that everyone can accessorize their own ear(s) of corn exactly how they want it. Place the condiments around the corn; crema mixture, chopped peppers, extra lime, … Continue reading Elote (Grilled Mexican Street Corn)

Summer Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad

Delicious on its own as a side, or tossed with grilled chicken and wrapped in a tortilla. TOMATO CORN, TOMATO AND AVOCADO SALAD Ingredients 2 ears fresh Dandy┬«┬áSuper Sweet Corn, huskedExtra-virgin olive oilKosher salt2 tablespoons fresh lime juice1/2 teaspoon ground cuminFreshly ground black pepper1 large Hass avocado, cut into 1/2-inch dice1 1/2 cups halved cherry … Continue reading Summer Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad

chef adrianne calvo’s “grilled” cajun shrimp boil + lemon aioli

Miami Chef Adrianne Calvo gives a Cajun classic, a global makeover! Miami based Chef Adrianne Calvo, author of Maximum Flavor Social, shares a recipe inspired by a recent culinary discovery, just in time for grilling season. In a recent visit to the South, Calvo enjoyed her first crawfish boil, a Louisiana staple bursting with spicy … Continue reading chef adrianne calvo’s “grilled” cajun shrimp boil + lemon aioli

naked corn on the cue

Summer cookouts are a favorite here at basil & salt and as always fresh foods are on the menu. Whether you use the backyard barbecue or cook over a pit, fresh corn tastes a little better with a bit of char and smoke. Lay your clean, shucked corn naked on the grill for a total … Continue reading naked corn on the cue