Truth be told, I'm quite fond of fond. But what it is? Properly pronounced, the word is fahn, which is French for "base." (Ask my wife and she will tell you that I butcher French pronunciations, but that's neither here nor there.) But that fond - that base - is that beautiful brown stuff you … Continue reading What is Fond?
This classic Italian sauce is a staple for many dishes and can easily be enjoyed on it's own over pasta. It can also be used as a dipping sauce for bread, calamari, or mozzarella cheese sticks. It can also be used to make classic dishes such Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs or Chicken Parmesan. Time: 60 - … Continue reading Classic Marinara Sauce
To my great happiness, it is once again Hatch Chile Season! The Hatch Chile hails from the small town of Hatch, NM - arguably the pepper capital of North America. Hatch Chiles are exactly the same pepper as the well-known Anaheim Pepper, but because they are grown in the rocky soil of arid Southern New … Continue reading Green Chile Bacon Cheeseburgers
A Classic BBQ Rub for Beef, Poultry, Pork, Burgers, and anything else... While I am often not a fan of complex rubs and marinades - largely because I like the meat to speak for itself - this BBQ Rub is fabulous on just about anything and doesn't detract from the flavor of anything you might … Continue reading Classic BBQ Rub