French Toast

To this day my close friends know that when I say “I made her French Toast” it’s a polite way of saying that I fucked her and it was good. I don’t make this stuff for everyone, you have to earn it thus why this recipe feeds two.The origins are …

Rice

This is just one of those things that you need to learn to make. It’s a simple staple grain but in comes in hundreds of species so don’t be afraid to play around. This my friends is the ultra simple recipe for white rice. Mise En Place Colander Large pot …

Couscous

A very simple side dish to make that’s a bit more classy than let’s say,  mashed potatoes . The basic history is rather simple, they are super mini semolina dumplings that were traditionally made by hand. The dumplings are coated in more flour and run through a sieve until they …

Cookies

It’s kind of hard to not like cookies. It’s kind of hard to be pissed off at someone who’s bringing you a plate of hot fresh made from scratch cookies. The best thing is that cookies are not really hard to make. The following is a base sugar cookie recipe …

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 …