A Sous-vide steak.
The best burger I ever ate was at Cindy's Backstreet Grill in St. Helena, CA. The meat was so fresh and moist, perfectly cooked, and really beefy.
I love ALL Mexican food. It is a rule that we have it at least once a week. But if I had to say a specific favorite, I'd say Beef Tacos.
Good Food, Good Wine, Good Music, No distractions
Warm Pancetta dressing for Spinach salad
Home cured bacon being finished on the smoker.
I know it's boring, but I like pepperoni.
Rendered down and used in a white-wine/garlic sauce on Pasta.
Shallots. I love seeing how fine of a mince i can make.
Cooking uses a recipe as guidance. Baking uses a formula that shouldn't be changed.
Home-cured Bacon that I was finishing on the smoker.
Try running the local Gordon's through a Brita Pitcher a few times. It should take out a lot of the bite. We do that with Everclear when we make homemade Limoncello.
Prevention of Cross-Contamination! The one thing that can ruin a lot more than just the meal is being sick for several days afterwards because your salad got contaminated with raw-chicken.
Other than that - correct use of salt.
My Favorite Margarita Mix is Simply Lime brand Limeade along with a splash of Orange Juice.
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