When blogger Luisa Weiss, aka The Wednesday Chef, thinks of home, there’s one recipe that comes to mind.
This roasted chiles recipe lends a smokey, indefinably authentic flavor to all manner of Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes. Here’s how to do it flawlessly.
A Mexican staple, this sauce of sorts is essentially fresh salsa that’s named, curiously, for a rooster’s beak.
Without further ado or feigned guilt, allow us to reacquaint you with a long-lost childhood friend.
Sometimes smoke gets in your eyes. Sometimes smoke gets in your martini glass. We must say, we much prefer the latter.
A little sugar, a splash of bitters, and a lotta booze—your grandma’s go-to drink. (Oh wait, was that just our family?!)
A boozy, much-ballyhooed cocktail of absinthe, brandy, bitters, and sugar that you can mix a blissfully short stumble from your couch.
Created during Prohibition, this collision of Cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon isn’t for the faint of heart—nor for the slight of tolerance.
There’s lots to love about these crowd-pleasing twists. How they taste. And look. And, uh, do we need any other reason?
This confluence of cheeses is like a lazy man’s croque monsieur. Cheesy faux French accent and glass of wine optional.
It’s true what they say. If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. Vanilla extract is no exception.
How fortunate that all it takes to bring some sweetness and loveliness into one’s life is sugar, cashews, and a little patience.
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