Southern fried chicken can be easily ranked as one of the best foods I have ever eaten. Unfortunately, it can also be ranked as one of the worst. It’s not like there is a lack of fried chicken to try–after all, I do live in the South–but because the preparations and recipes all to often [...]
Alton Brown’s first show was about steak, so naturally the next episode, “This Spud’s for You”, was about potatoes. There are so many different options when cooking potatoes. I have already covered oven fries, and William has already covered chips, microwave chips and fries. For a slightly different dish I decided to follow AB’s Potato/Portabello [...]
Ever since William introduced me to Good Eats, I’ve been hooked. I’ve seen almost every episode, and credit the show with some of the most useful culinary instruction I’ve received. Whenever I make a new dish, I usually start with the Good Eats version first to help learn all the necessary techniques and to learn [...]
I love foods that fit into the Breakfast, Snack, AND Dessert categories. The way I ate these, I might as well have considered them a Main Dish.
Despite putting away over a dozen on my own, I’m not the biggest fan of doughnuts. Don’t get me wrong, there is nothing bad about them, but I’m sorta [...]
Meatloaf is a brand new experience for me. It was never a dish that my parents made at home, and I ordered it only once before in a restaurant. There was just something unappealing about putting ground meat in a loaf pan and letting it cook in its own grease. The fact that I was [...]
There are so many variations and so many “right” ways to make chili that I have all but given up on being authentic. I’ve made chili with beans, I’ve made chili without beans, I’ve added pineapples, I’ve added chocolate, I’ve even added root vegetables like carrots to it. I’ve used different cuts and different kinds [...]