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Authentic Ragu alla Bolognese: Spaghetti Bolognese, only better!

ragu alla bolognese

My mother taught me how to cook … that’s how every cook’s story usually begins, and in my case it may also well be true. I certainly recall my mother trying to teach me the basics  and insisting that I cooked every now and then. But while my mother may have taught me to cook, […]

Easy Sauce Bearnaise Recipe: No more substitutions!

Sauce Bearnaise done right

Things don’t always make a lot of sense in the culinary world, but even when they don’t, at least we can take comfort in the fact that in the ever changing and insanely fast moving world of culinary fads and new developments, at least some things remain constants. Even when such constants don’t make a […]

The best damned mashed potatoes you’ll ever have!

mashed potatoes

Ask almost anybody with a fair amount of culinary knowledge and they will tell you that the only difference between a really good home cooked meal and a perfect meal served at a restaurant is that the restaurant uses (a lot) more salt when seasoning! This is a culinary fact! It holds true for every […]

The Perfect Burger: Plating it up!

perfect burger

Over the last week or so, I’ve spent much of my spare time chasing the perfect burger recipe. This has led to many a burger-related post, all of which can be found here. Of course, chasing the perfect burger concept is one thing, actually stepping up and creating the perfect burger is an entirely different […]