Getting past the ick factor: Boiled Beef Tongue – a Fearless Friday Post

Boiled Beef Tongue - peeling 1

We haven't done it for a while, but Fearless Fridays are where readers of this site share their culinary adventures. For some, it’s simply the act of preparing a meal in their home instead of hitting the drive through. For others it’s trying new foods, recipes, or techniques. It’s a chance to push against our boundaries and maybe discover new … [Read more...]

Shrimp Etouffee, Dry Roux Variation

Dry Roux

If you're here for the dry roux shrimp étouffée recipe, click the print friendly button below the text. You can quickly delete extra text and pictures with just a few clicks.. I'm all about saving the printer ink. Heather says: Recently Jo-Lynne tried out my shrimp étouffée recipe and shared her results. One of her readers, Amy Bayliss, … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Cake Recipe Without Red #40 for Fearless Friday

Not So Red But Oh So Velvet

Heather says: Fearless Fridays are all about pushing boundaries in the kitchen. It's trying new techniques, recipes, or ingredients. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. All of you are welcome to share your recent kitchen adventures either in the link list or by sharing in the comments. A lot of people forget that cooking is a skill that … [Read more...]

How to Use a Pasta Roller: Fearless Friday May 7, 2010

8 homemade fettuccine

Many thanks go to Candice of Ragamuffin Design. I'm still recovering and she was fabulous enough to step up to the plate so Fearless Friday would still happen, please be kind and give her an atta-girl or three. If you're new here, don't worry about all the text and pictures, the PrintFriendly feature at the end of the post makes getting rid of all … [Read more...]

Cheese Crackers, Fearless Friday April 2, 2010

Cheddar Crackers

Don't worry, with the handy print feature, you can delete all of the pictures and chatter with no trouble at all. Heather says: Welcome to the first monthly installment of Fearless Friday here on Home Ec 101. What have you tried in the past month? It doesn't matter if your experiment was a complete success or an abysmal failure, both are … [Read more...]