Ingredients: 24 oz pizza dough, room temp 1 cup grated parmesan cheese 6 oz fresh mozzarella, shredded 1/2 large onion, sliced thin 1 fennel bulb, shaved or thinly sliced 4 apple sausages, chopped Garlic cream sauce Seasonal herbs, I used: basil, ground fennel, and oregano. Salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste Sheet of baking [...]
Back to Basics: Roux In the section Back to Basics, I want to revisit many of the building blocks of culinary arts, such as basic French Cuisine, the flavor profiles and combinations of spices, tools and everything that comes to mind in terms of having a solid culinary foundation. For me, cooking is like [...]
Ingredients 6 ounces chocolate, chopped 3 ounces white chocolate, chopped 1 pound strawberries with stems (about 20), washed and dried very well Directions Put the semisweet and white chocolate into 2 separate medium bowls. Fill 2 medium saucepans with a couple inches of water and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Turn off [...]
Hi Friends!!! I’m ready for a challenge that YOU get to pick! Please help me decide what should I cook next!
Hi Friends, I’ve been working a lot and have not had any time to cook. But I’ve been watching tons of Master Chef with ultimate culinary babe Gordon Ramsay and idea came to me! What if, I make a poll and let people decide what I’m going to cook. This is going to push my [...]
Ingredients 1 can, black beans, rinsed and drained 2 ears of corn 1/2 red onion, chopped 1 bunch of cilantro 1 ancho chille 2 avocados 2 tomatoes 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 1/2 teaspoons ground hot paprika 2 teaspoons Tapatio (optional) 1 lime, juiced 2 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil, eyeball it [...]
Sometimes I might drop some food in other people’s houses when I style my dishes the windows of my apartment because my home is too small to take them inside! I’m sorry first floor neighbor!
Patriotic Cupcakes Ingredients Lemon or white box cake Ingredients the box calls for Food coloring Directions Combine all ingredients until fully incorporated with a whisk or electric mixer. Scrape the sides of bowl and then beat on med-high speed for 2 minutes.
Brussel Sprouts with Orange Vinaigrette (Adapted from Barefoot Contessa) Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts 3 tablespoons good olive oil Orange zest, roughly chopped Salt and black pepper to taste Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cut off the brown ends of the Brussels sprouts, pull off any yellow outer leaves and slice in half. [...]
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