There's no nice way to say it, no way to sugarcoat it, you need to own a pressure cooker. OK I guess that was pretty nice...but still do it! For the longest time I thought of a pressure cooker as a nice to have, but by no means a necessity in the kitchen. "Braise beef … Continue reading Vegan risotto? Yup, Umami bomb!
This. Recipe. Has. EVERYTHING!
I recently got into following another food blog - Food Wishes, and I really dig Chef John's style. His delivery is nice and the slightly dorky jokes enjoyable, but most importantly the recipes themselves are excellent. I also appreciate that while he shows you what ingredients he's using, and makes a video of the recipe itself, … Continue reading This. Recipe. Has. EVERYTHING!
Cocktail Bar Cuisine
Ever been to Cobble Hill? That's a neighborhood in Brooklyn that's just bars on bars on bars. Beer bars, literary bars and of course - schmancy cocktail bars. I have no problem with cocktail bars in theory, but I don't think just because you stock up on chartreuse you automatically justify $16 drinks. On top of … Continue reading Cocktail Bar Cuisine
WE’RE GOING OFF SCRIPT SAUCE!
It's rainy, it's cold outside and even though the grocery store isn't all that far away...ehhh, no thanks. So me and the future Mrs. Not Chef Jared are sitting at home trying to come up with something for dinner. Really we're trying to talk ourselves into finding a way to use the random crap in … Continue reading WE’RE GOING OFF SCRIPT SAUCE!