Facebook Twitter
gastrochick.com

LATEST ARTICLES - PAGE: 6

Barbequing, a Fun and Convenient Way to Make Dinner

Posted on March 4, 2022 by Rickey Harvey
Barbecuing has never been more exciting; with the endless designs of barbecues available and the myriad of barbecue cookbooks and cooking shows it really does take barbecuing into a whole new realm.With recipes for everything from grilled bananas to peaches and dry rubs for ribs, barbecues aren't just for cooking steaks and burgers anymore.With all the available barbecuing options it helps to understand a few of the barbecuing terms and barbecuing utensils that are used...

Do a Dry Rub First

Posted on February 27, 2022 by Rickey Harvey
To start pre-heat your oven or BBQ to around 200° degrees Fahrenheit.If the heat reaches much above 250 ° levels you run the considerable risk of your ribs drying out.Next rub the ribs with your favorite dry rub and place them bone side up in a roasting pan.I have discovered that jarred dry rubs are nicely balanced with sweet and spice and make for a fantastic tasting rib.In case you have a particular preference mix up a batch of your personal seasonings and keep it in an air tight container with the rest of your spices...

Clarifying Butter

Posted on January 17, 2022 by Rickey Harvey
Clarified butter is a delightfully rich concentrated butter that can be used in cooking and making mouth watering sauces.Traditional techniques for making this rich butter concentrate can be a little intimidating at first, but not anymore.There's a really straightforward and easy 4 step method to make clarified butter.The only catch is that you will need to plan a day ahead of time.The first step would be to gradually melt one or two sticks of unsalted butter over low heat...

Preparing Lobster Tails

Posted on December 12, 2021 by Rickey Harvey
Lobster, once the food of poor farmers, is now considered a special treat for many.Although some people prefer the meaty claws, I think that lobster tails are the best tasting part of this delicious creature.A great meal of lobster tails might seem like a gourmet feast to your guests, but they are actually quite easy to prepare.Add a little sprig of garnish and a fancy side dish and you're sure to impress even your mother in law...

Seasoning An Oven

Posted on November 7, 2021 by Rickey Harvey
Untreated cast iron rusts, especially around water.To prevent metal from oxidizing in the presence of moisture, cast iron requires a process called ? seasoning?.Seasoning is simply the procedure of baking oil into the oven's pores, and on top of the iron pores.This baked on coating will darken and eventually turn black with age.Darkening is the sign of a well kept oven, and of it's use.This coating forms a barrier between moisture in the air and the surface of the metal...