Mardi Gras Recipes
Recipes

How to Make a Roux

One of the things I love about cooking is the mystery, how a handful of unrelated ingredients merge and create a new, wonderful thing. Oil + Vinegar = Vinaigrette. Cream + Melted Chocolate = Ganache. […]

Techniques

How to Make a Basic Cream Sauce

Yes, cream sauce. I know the world’s on a diet, but cream sauce in moderation is a wonderful thing. Here’s how to make it. How to Make a Basic Cream Sauce 1. Saute about a […]

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Are You My (Mother) Sauce? | 5 Mother Sauces

The five mother sauces are the base sauces from which most other cooked sauces are made. By incorporating additional ingredients into a mother sauce, you can create numerous small or compound sauces. Let’s start at […]