Gordon Ramsay’s Mayonnaise Recently on The F Word Gordon Ramsay said not to be afraid of making your own mayonnaise, so come out from behind the kitchen table and let’s get to cooking. Mayonnaise is basically just raw egg yolk, oil and mustard (mmm, healthy)! Ingredients: 3 egg yolks teaspoon of dijon mustard pinch of […]
To shuck an oyster, hold in a folded dish towel and insert an oyster knife through the hinge of the shell. Keeping the oyster level, wriggle the knife to sever the hinge muscle, then push it in a bit further and twist up to lift the top shell. Tip the juice into a bowl and […]
An essential part of cooking on the fly, or being able to throw a meal together, is a well stocked pantry. Having essential ingredients on hand can make the difference between preparing a fresh, tasty, homemade meal, or ordering a pizza. If you have what you need to put a quick meal together, you’re more […]
Today my fiance told me that she will never be a great chef since she can’t keep track of so many things at once. In essence, cooking scares her. As a matter of fact, she just had a nightmare last night that she was cooking, lost control of all the things happening and not only […]
Smoke Your Own Trout for Delicious Meals and/or Preservation If you have trout in the freezer left over from this summer, now is the time to smoke them for a future feast – don’t let them go bad. All you need is a Little Chief or similar electric smoker and a little know-how, and you […]
Egg wash is used to give the surface of baked goods a nice glossy brown top. To make an egg wash place one egg in a bowl and beat it lightly with a fork. Add about 2 tablespoons of water and beat until incorporated. Use a pastry brush to apply the egg wash.