Roux

It’s fat and flour, cooked and used to thicken sauces, soups, gravies and things of that sort. Its one the most simple things you can make but it’s also one of the most important tools you can have. Depending on what you’ll be using it with, you mix equal parts …

Brining

One of the easiest methods in all of cooking is often one of the most overlooked so before I cover anything else, lets talk about Brining. All Brining means is to take a piece of meat and soak it in cold water with equal parts of Salt and Sugar for …

Hawaiian Corndogs

Ever get really high and come up with an idea that sounds so weird that it’s actually worth trying and doesn’t land you in jail? Well, that’s what happened with this. I’ve been playing with some Polynesian flavors and missing the Island something bad and this just happened.

Vinaigrette

Vinaigrette is more or less a fancy word for salad dressing. It’s a blend of an acid, typically vinegar or fruit juice and maybe a few seasonings with some type of oil. If you have a blender or a food processor it will make your life a lot easier and …