Archive for Basics

Melon ball ice cubes

Frozen melon ball ice cubes

How to make round fruity ice cubes using melon balls. You can make melon ball ice cubes with watermelon, cantaloupe, and/or honeydew melon.

Balsamic vinegar reduction

Balsamic vinegar reduction

Easy recipe for homemade balsamic vinegar reduction, a concentrated and thickened version of balsamic vinegar that is perfect for drizzling on salads and vegetables, or to use as a glaze for meats.

Traditional chimichurri sauce

Chimichurri

Traditional chimichurri recipe made with parsley, oregano, garlic, onion, red pepper, vinegar and oil.

Manjar or dulce de leche

Dulce de leche recipe

Recipe for homemade manjar or dulce de leche, a traditional Latin dessert made by caramelizing milk and sugar.

Mignonette or French shallot vinaigrette

Mignonette recipe

Easy recipe for mignonette sauce, a French shallot vinaigrette for raw oysters on the half shell.