The Vinaigrette Ratio

Michael Ruhlman on how to make 3 variations of a classic vinaigrette salad dressing following a 3 to 1 oil to vinegar ratio.

Michael Ruhlman – Ratio

Review of Michael Ruhlman's book, Ratio: The Simple codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking.

How to Make Homemade Sausage

Step-by-step tutorial, with photos, on making homemade sausage. Includes recipe for Italian sweet sausage.

Asparagus with Lime and Mint

Fresh spring asparagus, lightly sautéed in oil, sprinkled with salt and pepper, fresh lime juice, and mint.

Cowboy Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Frenched beef rib-eye steak seared first to brown, then cooked on lower heat to finish, served with parsley, oregano, garlic chimichurri sauce.

Chimichurri

Argentinean chimichurri made with chopped fresh parsley, oregano, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, and red pepper flakes.

Chocolate Mint Cupcakes

If Thin Mints were cupcakes, they would be these. Dark chocolate, minty, cakey cupcakes.

Corned Beef Hash

Chopped corned beef and potatoes, fried up with onions, and served as a side or for breakfast with eggs.

Sweet Potato Mash with Mint

Sweet potatoes cooked and mashed with onions, mint, cilantro, garlic, and olive oil. Puerto Rican boniato recipe.

Thumbprint Cookies

Buttery shortbread-ish cookies with thumbprint indentation filled with your favorite jam. Perfect for the holidays.

Tilapia with Pimiento Sauce

Quick and easy, mild tilapia fish fillets cooked with onions, garlic, diced tomatoes, mushrooms, and olives.

Carbonnade Beef and Beer Stew

Carbonnade Belgian beef stew recipe, with beef, onions, and Belgian ale, and seasoned with bay and thyme.

How to Make Beef Stock

Make homemade beef stock by roasting marrow bones and cooking on a low simmer with aromatic vegetables and herbs.

Simple Cauliflower Soup

Simple and easy cauliflower soup with just cauliflower, butter, salt, olive oil, and chives.

Carrot Cake

Our favorite carrot cake recipe, with walnuts, coconut, and pineapple, and a cream cheese frosting.