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Deep-Fried Eggs with Sriracha Remoulade

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Cookin’ for Scratch: Lamb Stew

On top of waxin’ recipes and cooking, Gerry Mak plays in the band Bloody Panda.

I made lamb stew.
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Baking with Will Cotton and Andy Spade

Makin’ Macaroons. Video after the jump.

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Cookin’ for Scratch: Roasted Whole Rockfish with Sautéed French Beans and Watercress Porcini Mushroom Soup

On top of waxin’ recipes and cooking, Gerry Mak plays in the band Bloody Panda.

Some cooking methods are reserved for hipster foodies, while others are only for the working masses. Braising is the domain of McSweeney’s-reading elites, whereas Joe Six-Pack prefers boiling.  You have a subscription to the New Yorker?  Let your cleaning lady fry her onions while you sauté yours.  The way you apply heat to your food denotes class and privilege.  Do you know the difference between baking and roasting?  More often than not, roasting refers to cooking something in the oven at a higher temperature than baking, but then there’s slow roasting, which calls for temperatures lower than you would use to bake bread.  The confusion in terms stems from the changes that occurred in cooking with the advent of the home oven/stove top setup we’re used to these days.  In any case, if you’ve got a piece of meat in the oven, just tell people you’re roasting it, and they will know that you went to an Ivy League.

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How to Fry a Snickers Bar

Yum

The stoner’s Cookbook

Now in hardcover form

Cookin’ for Scratch: Tacos

I’d like to introduce Gerry Mak to the audience.  On top of waxin’ recipes and cooking, he plays in the band Bloody Panda.

Nothing says “I’m a true player” like cooking for yourself.  All those huddled masses only wish they could prepare their own food, but only an elite few get that privilege.  One of the most exotic of cuisines is Mexican, and to be able to cook some tasty-ass Mexican food in your own damn kitchen is like being rich and irresponsible, very much as if you were a pimp, a type of person who is rich and irresponsible. Here’s the recipe, if you can handle it and are wealthy enough to purchase such items as a chuck roast, which is usually around $3.50 per pound, very much like gold:

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