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How To Make Beef Stock From Scratch: Dem Bones, Dem Bones, Dem Beeeef Bones!

How To Make Beef Stock From Scratch: Dem Bones, Dem Bones, Dem Beeeef Bones!

Cue the Salt n’ Pepa theme song..”Lets talk about….BONES baaaby. Let’s talk about you and me. Let’s talk about all the good things and the bad things there may be. Let’s talk about……………bones.” That’s not exactly how the song goes, but for this post, it’ll […]

How To Make Fish Stock From Scratch: Culinary 101

How To Make Fish Stock From Scratch: Culinary 101

Fish stock was actually one of the more common stocks I made as a restaurant chef. Vegetable stock was numero uno and fish stock came in at a very close second. It is so amazingly simple, yet so complex with the depth of flavor it […]

How To Make Chicken Stock from Scratch: Culinary 101

How To Make Chicken Stock from Scratch: Culinary 101

Nothing is more basic, yet essential, to a good soup than stock. The most commonly used stock is chicken stock and depending on the soup that you’re looking to achieve, that will sometimes vary. Beef stock would be the next guy in line, followed by […]

How to Make Stock from Scratch: Chicken, Beef, and Fish Stock

How to Make Stock from Scratch: Chicken, Beef, and Fish Stock

  My next few posts are going to be on making stock. The first will be chicken stock, followed by fish, and then beef stock. From each recipe I will then feature two seasonal soups that can be stored in the freezer (with the exception […]

List Beef Cuts: Delving into the best cuts, one steak at a time

List Beef Cuts: Delving into the best cuts, one steak at a time

Even before hurricane Irma made landfall on the coast of Florida this week I was already starting to ┬áhanker for a steak. Weird?? Maybe…but uh… Nooooot really. After hurricane Matthew hit the southeast last year, grilling is what we all did in my neighborhood-and steaks […]