How to Cook a Lobster
Aug29

How to Cook a Lobster

Get yourself to a shoreline and melt some butter — this is how to cook a lobster. It’s a tough time to be talking about lobster. They’re no longer just the reason to amble along Route 1 in Maine, and butter versus mayonnaise — while very important — is no longer the hot button issue. New studies show that lobsters may, in fact, feel pain — and that maybe we should think twice about cooking them the...

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Jacques Pépin and The Perfect Omelette
Jul27

Jacques Pépin and The Perfect Omelette

Originaly posted in Buzzfeed by Alison Roman This is Jacques Pépin.  Jacques Pépin is one of the most famous chefs in the world. He basically invented the job of TV chef, was BFFs with Julia Child, and has been cooking professionally longer than most of us have been alive. Not to mention he’s owned multiple restaurants, won a James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award, and is generally just a total badass. There is literally no one more...

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How to cook perfect pulled pork
Jun30

How to cook perfect pulled pork

from The Guardian Like the Ugg boot or the skinny jean (or, indeed, the irritating sartorial singular), American food is a trend which refuses to die. And, while I get irrationally annoyed by mac and cheese, and obstinately refuse to warm to hot dogs, my love for barbecue glows as hot and bright as a burning hickory chip. For a long time, barbecue was one of those things, like fanny packs or smiling, which was lost in translation on...

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Grilled Fish Tacos, Baja-Style, with Pineapple Habañero Hot Sauce
May20

Grilled Fish Tacos, Baja-Style, with Pineapple Habañero Hot Sauce

“While Baja is famous for beer-battered fried fish tacos, an equally delicious and lighter version can be made by grilling the firm-fleshed, mild-tasting mahimahi and serving it on tortillas. What makes this dish so appealing is the contrast of textures and tastes: the crunchy Citrus-Cucumber Slaw, creamy Roasted Jalapeño Lime Aioli, warm tortillas, and smoky grilled fish. Other fish suitable for these tacos include red snapper and...

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Roasted Jalapeno Lime Aioli
May20

Roasted Jalapeno Lime Aioli

    Roasted Jalapeno Lime Aioli Print Recipe CourseCondiment CuisineMexican Roasted Jalapeno Lime Aioli Print Recipe CourseCondiment CuisineMexican Ingredients 6 pcs jalapeño chile pepper 2 cups mayonnaise 2 pcs zest of limes zest of 2 large limes ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice fine sea salt Freshly ground black pepper Servings: Instructions Roast the jalapeños on a hot grill until the skins are browned and blistered, 6...

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Charred Pineapple Habanero Hot Sauce
May20

Charred Pineapple Habanero Hot Sauce

Charred Pineapple Habanero Hot Sauce Print Recipe CourseCondiment CuisineMexican Charred Pineapple Habanero Hot Sauce Print Recipe CourseCondiment CuisineMexican Ingredients 3 slices slices fresh pineapple, cored ½-inch-thick 1 teaspoon blended oil plus oil to brush the pineapple slices 1 pc white onion coarsely chopped ½ cup shredded pineapple in pineapple juice 1 pc Habanero chile chopped ¼ cup rice vinegar fine sea salt Freshly...

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