Posts Tagged ‘american recipes’

How To Thicken Spaghetti Sauce: The Italian Secret To Getting Your Sauce Just Right

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

American sauces are a nightmare to get right. With traditional French or Italian or even English cooking, it’s pretty easy to find a single, reliable source you can use for your recipe. This lets you quickly compare the dish you’ve made with an “ideal” version and make the appropriate changes. When you ask a friend for advice or look online, you can usually get a pretty definitive answer immediately. If you need to thicken a pasta sauce, there will be a note in the recipe that tells you exactly how to do that.

Tarpon Recipe: How To Prepare And Eat Tarpon

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in food

You probably don’t want to eat tarpon. This advice is based on sheer practicality. Tarpon is smelly, has far too many bones to be practical, and doesn’t taste particularly better than any other fish. The best way to enjoy it is to poach the crap out of it and then make fish cakes with plenty of spices and aromatics so you don’t really taste the tarpon.

Double Bacon Mozzarella Stick Cheeseburger – How To Make A Monstrosity

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in food

Cheeseburgers are anything but simple. You can vary the meat, the toppings, the buns, the cheese, and even the presentation. If I’m served a cheeseburger with a bag of chips and a crisp pickle slice, it’ll make a pretty different impression than if that same cheeseburger is handed to me with a mountain of fries and a selection of dipping sauces.

Buffalo Wild Wings Southwestern Ranch Recipe – A Zesty Homemade Dipping Sauce

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in food

My parents are fond of telling me that they remember a time before ranch dressing. While ranch was invented in the early 1950s, it wasn’t popularized until the mid-1980’s. Ranch dressing used to be a much more involved affair, requiring you to mix a packet of spices and flavorings with your own mayonnaise and milk. Nowadays, of course, you can get it by the bottle in your local market.

Best Grinders for Venison – Process Your Own Deer Meat At Home

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in Major Appliances

I don’t hunt myself, but I’ve used more than my fair share of grinders over the years. When my friends and family members bag a deer, I’m always the first one to try to mooch a few pounds of venison to make delicious sausages and burgers. It takes a bit of effort to grind the meat and stuff the sausages, but the final product is more than worth it.