Roasted garlic is sweet, sticky and perfect. Enjoy it on crusty bread, or pizza or, well, pretty much anything on which garlic would be perfect. Easy to make, especially if you already have the oven heated up to bake some other savory item.
If you’re lucky, a friend might even give you some garlic they grew themselves!
I’m much more enthusiastic about a fruit salad in which the citrus fruit is clean morsels or slices, unencumbered by pith or membrane. Delicate, attractive: a sign that you care. Being compulsive or having judgmental guests helps with considering this technique a priority.Read more →
Bill Denneen made bacon like this when I visited his family in December of 2014, and I was highly skeptical, but subsequently impressed. It really comes out crisp, and all of the oil stays in the paper towels, so the bacon isn’t as greasy, and the cleanup is incredibly easy. Your house will still smell like bacon, but there won’t be splatters everywhere, nor will you burn yourself with popping oil.Read more →
When I’m finished making pancakes, I usually want about one. And I have about a hundred left over. As tempting it is to just get rid of them or let them dry out in the fridge, take a minute to do this and you’ll have tasty toaster breakfasts for days!Read more →
Truthfully, I haven’t had to debeak a squid since my prep cook days at Hot Tomatoes because my grocer is more likely to have it frozen and pre-cleaned. This really isn’t scary or difficult though, and it’s good to know how to do it.Read more →