In Depth Articles
Explore more culinary mysteries with the articles I have written for you here. I do what I can to cover the spectrum of the culinary world using my experience in restaurants. For as long as I can remember I have had what I call a “Committed Curiosity”… I have always been hungry for more and I’ve never stoped asking why. You shouldn’t stop either.
Chalupas and tostadas are both delicious Mexican dishes, but they have distinct differences. While chalupas are traditionally made with fried tortillas and filled with various toppings, tostadas are made by lightly toasting tortillas and topping them with a variety of ingredients. So, whether you prefer the crispy and loaded chalupas or the crunchy and topped tostadas, both offer unique and tasty experiences.
Coconut oil is a healthy, natural alternative to butter and other oils. Unlike some other oils, coconut oil will solidify at room temperature. But what does that mean for your cooking? Keep reading to find out whether your coconut oil has gone bad and if you can freeze it to extend its shelf life. (Hint: it probably hasn’t gone bad.)
Coffee and Whiskey have long been a favorite combination for me. I have been known to buy an inexpensive bourbon now and then and drop coffee beans into it to sit for a month before using it for cocktails. Maybe it is the Chef in me that has a slight addiction to coffee. Regardless, this unexpected combo is a natural marriage that has flown under the radar for too long. So put away your pickle backs and try Jameson in some new ways. Depending on how I’m feeling and the weather for the day these are the five ways I like to enjoy Jameson and Cold Brew. Skip the bloody mary on your next brunch date and make yourself one of these for you and your friends.