Beer fills out the flavor of a stew. Unless you want to risk overspicing, the easiest way to flavor a beef stew is adding a can of beer. Make sure you don’t skimp on the other ingredients, though. If you just want beer, just have a beer.
It’s a potato dumpling made similarly to pasta, and served even more similarly to pasta. This is a very simple recipe for homemade gnocchi, but it’s always going to be a more time consuming project than making your own fresh pasta. This recipe here though – a perfect recipe for cooking your own homemade potato gnocchi. Continue Reading
This is a super easy recipe for making delicious homemade deep fry french fries.
Most people only ever eat beef flavored potato cakes, and call them french fries. As with any other food, if you make it yourself, you know what you are eating.
French Fry Ingredients
Potatoes and vegetable oil. Lots and lots of vegetable oil.
Maybe salt. Maybe.
How to Deep Fry French Fries
First things first, wash your potatoes. Potatoes are filthy.
Chop your now clean potatoes up into fry shaped bits. If you’re not sure what a fry shaped bit looks like, reference the picture above.
To make good french fries you will need to have either a deep cast iron frying pan, or an actual deep fryer. (Alternatively, you can follow this recipe for oven-baked french fries, but you should probably just deep fry them instead.)
Pre-heat your oil to about 375 degrees and drop some sliced up potatoes in there. Cook them until golden brown. Drip dry as you remove them from the oil, and add some salt if you want.
Tips for Cooking Deep Fry French Fries
Don’t overcrowd your fries in the oil. They’ll stick together and cook unevenly. Just be patient and do it right.
You can’t just put caesar salad dressing on some lettuce and call it caesar salad. It takes a bit more care than that. Not much more care, but a bit. Use this very simple caesar salad recipe to make a proper salad, okay?