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Guacamole isn't exactly difficult to make, but if the staff at your local Chipotle recognize your face because you stop in for lunch too often, you can save yourself a few bucks here and there and make their famous guacamole at home. It's surprisingly easy, and the end result can be enjoyed on its own, or you can tweak it to fit your preferences. The full recipe itself is over at YumSugar (warning, autoplay video), and predictably requires the basics for any good guacamole, like avocados and citrus (both lemon and lime) juice, but the keys to the recipe are really the twelve Serrano chiles , the diced red onions that get mixed in, and of course, cilantro. The ingredients are all hand-mashed too, to get that chunky consistency and texture that makes Chipotle's guacamole so famous.
Whether you have trouble boiling water or you know your way around an immersion circulator, there are some foods that everyone should know how to make, either because they're delicious, they're easy, or they require skills that will benefit you as you learn your way around the kitchen. We asked some professional chefs (and the Lifehacker team) what you should be able to make, no matter who you are, and how. Photo by Buck . Chef Anthony Thomas - Roasted Garlic and Spaghetti Sauce Chef Anthony Thomas, of Fresh and Natural Food Service, Inc in California, points out that a basic spaghetti sauce is a great way to practice the basics in a fun and family-friendly way.
Check Out All of the Handwritten Tips from Food Network Chefs 1. Remember, y'all, it’s all about the prep. Take away the stress by doing the prep the night or day before. You'll look like a star.
The dream of enjoying cookies and milk—or cookies and ice cream—at the same time is real, and all you need to do it is cookie dough and a muffin tin. Flip the muffin tin over, form the cookie dough around the cups instead of inside it, and bake the tin upside down. When the dough is cooked through, you'll have cookie cups, ready for any delicious filling. You don't have to use pre-made cookie dough for this trick: cookie maker Wilton actually has the recipe for these sugar cookie bowls on their site.
Mit einem Klick auf die Zutat gelangen Sie zum passenden Eintrag im Zutatenlexikon. Das Fleisch feucht abwischen und in 5 cm große Würfel schneiden. Mit schwarzem Pfeffer würzen. Olivenöl und Speck in einer großen Pfanne über mittlerer Hitze erwärmen.
Cooking is much more fun when you have all the right gear to make your food dreams into food reality. If you have a contentious relationship with your kitchen, the problem may have to do with things like dull knives or the wrong tools, requiring you to undertake boring, repetitive tasks to make the simplest things. We teamed up with a group of chefs to come up with a list of gear for your kitchen that will transform the way you cook—and eat—without breaking the bank. I love to cook, and I think part of the fun for me is having the toys in my kitchen to play with when a recipe strikes my fancy or I get a crazy idea. Of course cooking is going to be more fun when you have the right equipment—laboring away in an under-equipped kitchen can lead to a ton of time-consuming, boring, manual labor that could be easily accomplished with the right multi-taskers in your kitchen cabinets.
I was reading the other day that chillies originated in the Americas, were taken to Europe by Columbus and only then were taken to India by Spanish traders. Considering how much the chilli is used in Indian cooking I find it incredible that the recipes have only evolved over the last 500 years. I had always assumed that India had its own chilli varieties pre-Columbus. All of this pondering about chillies reminded me of this great recipe from my mum. She serves it as a side dish to a main course but I eat it as a snack and Steve enjoys it with a cold beer. You need mild chillis for this recipe and these tend to be short and fat - although experience shows that shape is no guarantee of mildness!