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The Easiest Way to Smoke Food Without a Smoker « Food Hacks Daily. The Easiest Way to Smoke Food Without a Smoker There's something primal about the smell of smoking food.

The Easiest Way to Smoke Food Without a Smoker « Food Hacks Daily

Somewhere deep in the recesses of our souls, we remember a time when humans only ate by the fire. Or perhaps that's just something I tell myself. Either way, it's hard to smell smoke and food and not feel like you should be eating. And, as chef Edi Frauneder said in a recent Saveur article, "Grilling is convivial. Don't Miss: 10 Clever Ways to Cook Out Without a Grill In the absence of a grill or smoker, the smell (and taste) of smoked food reminds us of everything we love about being outside by the barbecue.

Mexican Chocolate Soufflé Cakes recipe. Chanterelle preservation methods. The chanterelle season is upon us and the forest floor under the oaken canopy is littered with orange gems of nutritions goodness.

Chanterelle preservation methods

Which is why I haven’t blogged in so long – between writing and editing, I accompanied my beloved into the vast and generous forests to collect kisses, mosquito bites, and generous baskets of chanterelles. He was kind enough to write an article for the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club, where he shares his culinary experience in long-term preservation methods.

We are sharing it here, because the perishable mushrooms will not wait for the next newsletter’s publishing date. Preserving Chanterelles Contributed by Scott Pavelle We have two go-to methods to preserve gilled mushrooms and boletes: Dehydrating and cooking them down to a Duxelles. Dehydrating: DON’T DO IT. Duxelles: DON’T WASTE YOUR MUSHROOMS. Unfortunately, chanterelles’ are prized even more for their texture than they are for flavor. Sautéing: WORKS GREAT BUT ONLY FOR SMALL BATCHES. Pickling. How to Dry Herbs. 4oz Amber Tincture Bottle. Bulk Herb Store Order Toll-Free (877) 278-4257 Accessories: 4oz Amber Tincture Bottle Four ounce Amber Colored Tincture Bottle with dropper.

4oz Amber Tincture Bottle

Ideal for making tinctures. Tincture Directions: Fill a clean glass jar with 2/3 of herb mix, maybe a little more. Customer Reviews Please, take a moment and comment on this product. alcohol by Traci L Bowman on Feb 17, 2014 will the alcohol be gone when this is done? Re: alcohol by Bulk Herb Store on Feb 18, 2014. Egyptian Spice Mix: Dukkah. Dukkah, an Egyptian spice blend of toasted nuts and seeds, has become a international favorite over the past few years, thanks to its popularity first in Australian restaurants and then among home cooks and food blogs.

Egyptian Spice Mix: Dukkah

The warm, aromatic mixture is addictive when served as a dip with bread and olive oil. Wild Mussels! How to Clean & Debeard. Jeeps McGee, my trusty vehicle, starts up with a gutsy roar.

Wild Mussels! How to Clean & Debeard

The performance exhaust shakes me with thunderous throaty vibrations. My coffee cup perched precariously on the dash spills while disco competes for attention on a station I don’t remember ever having set (was I really listening to this last night? Yikes!). My overnight duffle is happily absorbing the jus de chaussette I was very much looking forward to. Some happy New Year this is! After an onslaught of holiday parties, I am throwing in the cocktail dress and pulling on the workboots.

Me and McGee are so in our element. Ahhhh, the ocean…. Today is beautiful. How to Make and Store Dried Tomatoes. For the final week of Preserve the Bounty hosted by Nourished Kitchen, Jenny asked us to take on sun-drying.

How to Make and Store Dried Tomatoes

I’ve got a glut of San Marzano tomatoes right now, so this challenge came at the perfect time. Todd and Diane wrote about and photographed the process of making sun dried tomatoes so beautifully a few weeks back, so really wanted to go the sun dried route. But since the weather has cooled significantly here, I turned to my dehydrator instead. Like Todd and Diane, I grow San Marzanos specifically for recipes like this one. They are a thick skinned tomato with few seeds, ideal for where you’re not using the tomatoes raw. Kitchen Tips: How to Make Flavored Sugars. There isn’t much more satisfying than tucking a scraped vanilla bean into a jar of sugar and letting it sit, allowing the vanilla to infuse the sugar with flavor before you add it to coffee or tea or sprinkle it over unbaked scones. Plain white granulated sugar takes on flavors well, so it’s easy to spike with vanilla, citrus and other aromatics.

Generally it’s just a matter of adding flavoring ingredients (such as vanilla or citrus) to sugar and letting it be, letting time do all the work. And when you use small amounts of flavored sugar, you can generally replenish it with more plain sugar to keep it going. Vanilla Sugar Recipe : Review : Alton Brown.

How to Infuse Vodka and Other Distilled Spirits with Flavor. Infusing spirits with flavor is a great way to experiment with your own personal tastes, create new cocktails, and make your drinking experience just a little more interesting.

How to Infuse Vodka and Other Distilled Spirits with Flavor

If you love to create and have that DIY personality, then infusions are the perfect way to bring that into your drinks. The basic concept of an infusion is to add a single or combination of flavors to a base liquor. It is very easy to do, requiring a little patience and imagination at times, and after a few successful experiments it can become, well, obsessive. Soon you may be thinking, "What can I do next?

" or "What if I...? " Vodka is the most common base spirit used and the other light spirits (gin, sake, light rum, and tequila) can be used as well.

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