Ever since I began watching Hell’s Kitchen years and years ago, I’ve been hearing about risotto. It happens to be one of Gordon Ramsay‘s favorite dishes. If you aren’t familiar, risotto is a rice dish cooked in a broth to a creamy consistency. From what I gather, the consistency of the perfect risotto is supposed […]
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Good news! I finally made it to the Essentials of Italian Cooking course over at America’s Test Kitchen. I’ve been waiting months for this. This course includes so many goodies – I don’t even know what to do with myself. Vegetables, salads, pasta, sauces, risotto, polenta, beans, pizza and breads are just a few of […]
I’ll be completing three recipes for the Boiling & Simmering section of the online cooking school at America’s Test Kitchen. In this post, I’ll be covering my experience with the Cuban Black Beans & Rice recipe. I’ve got some opinions on this one, so I’ll sprinkle those throughout. I’ve always wanted to try Cuban food. […]
If you enjoy mushrooms, this is going to be a very exciting recipe for you. It truly accentuates the essence of the mushroom itself. It also builds some incredible flavor. The trick is, just like any other recipe, to acquire the correct ingredients as well as to follow the instructions. And for this recipe specifically, […]