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My very favorite food writer, Sam Sifton, explains how to make the perfect hamburger. His direction?
My very favorite food writer, Sam Sifton, explains how to make the perfect hamburger. His direction comes just in time for the burger-grilling season, and he even mentions one of my favorite secret tips for a better burger — add a little raw, chopped bacon to the meat patty. I know it sounds wacky, but it works and is especially good for making turkey burgers, which lack moisture because turkey meat is so...
How to carve the perfect rib of beefSimply beef and lamb chef Jose demonstrates how to carve a roast rib of beef.Read more Continue reading →
It?s that time of the year when joy is spread, and everyone visits expecting a feast both delicious and practical, and most importantly a hint of unique. Lucky me? Well I knew they (my guests) would expect a great meal with delicious ingredients. I h... Continue reading →
1 lb. radiatori4 tablespoons shallot, finely chopped8 oz. bacon1-1.5 lbs. butternut squash (4 cups when peeled and chopped)3 cups chanterelle mushrooms2 cups white winea few sprigs of fresh thymeKosher salt to tasteFreshly grated parmesan and flat leaf parsley for garnishPeel and chop a butternut squash into ½” pieces. You will need 4 cups worth, (this may only take a ½ a squash.) Set aside squash pieces. Fill a large...
Today, May 4th, was my grandfather’s birthday. On this day, every year since I started this blog, I have been re-posting this remembrance. Thank you for indulging me as I take time out to remember the man who profoundly shaped who I am today. (Two Bald Dudes – circa 1998) Ronal Willard Scites was born [...] Continue reading →
serves 4 to 61 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil3 slices of bacon, chopped2 shallots, chopped3 carrots, peeled and chopped3 garlic cloves, chopped1 15-ounce can of cannellini beans, rinsed and drained6 cups low-sodium chicken broth1 9-ounce package c... Continue reading →
It’s that time of year again! We have updated the […] Continue reading →
makes four or more servings1 oz. dried mushrooms, preferably porcini1/4 pound cubed baconOne 2- to 3-pound boneless veal breast1 1/2 chopped onions (or about 15 pearl onions)1/2 cup red winesalt and freshly ground black pepper1 tablespoon butter (optio... Continue reading →
The subject What exactly is the reason the bovine on the package of Laughing Cow cheese is so tickled? We at BDJ Labs know why. "Ha ha!" the cow is thinking to herself. "I've conned people into buying these pasty white flavorless wedges of crap! ... Continue reading →
makes about 3½ dozen2 (12½-oz.) boxes soft or silken tofu1 (12½-oz.) box firm tofu⅔ cup panko bread crumbs⅓ cup flour¼ cup sesame oil5 scallions, finely chopped4 slices cooked bacon, finely chopped2 eggs, lightly beatenKosher salt and freshly ground white pepper, to tasteCanola oil, for fryingPlace all the tofu on a bed of about 6 paper towels on a baking sheet and cover with 6 more paper...