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    The Best Brownies Ever

    1/3 c. Dutch-processed cocoa 1 ½ tsp. instant espresso ½ c.+ 2T. boiling water 2 oz. Unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped *** 4T.(1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted ½ c.+2T. vegetable oil 2 large eggs 2 large egg yolks 2 tsp. vanilla 2 ½ c. sugar 1 ¾ c. unbleached all-purpose flour ¾...
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    Tom and jerry #2

    2 oz. Plus 1 Light Rum Tsp. 2 tbs. Sugar 1/2 oz. Brandy 1 Egg 6 oz. Milk 1/8 tsp. Baking Soda 1/8 tsp. Nutmeg In a mixing bowl, whisk the egg white...
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    Tomato Butter

    2 tomates - puree, strain - 75 g butter 1 tomato concassee’ =Cook tomato till thick, (down two-thirds), whisk in butter, add concasse’, s&p, cayenne
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    Dark Roux

    1/2 cup Vegetable Shortening 3/4 cup All-purpose Flour Place rack in center of oven. Heat oven to 325F. Melt shortening in a 10-inch cast-iron skillet over medium-low heat. Gradually sift flour over shortening; whisk to combine. Mixture will be thick and pasty. Combine to whisk until light...
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    Beer Batter

    1 c Flour 1 ts Salt 1/2 c Cornstarch 1 1/2 c Chilled beer 1 servings Use this for batter-frying the veggie of your choice. Sift together the dry ingredients, then whisk in beer until smooth. Cover, and set in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Whisk again before using. (Makes about 2 cups.)