Onion Egg

Onions and eggs. What a fabulous combination. This recipe is more about the technique, I mean, onions, eggs and butter. What’s the big deal? Well, the secret is in the cooking of the onions. In recipe after recipe you will see directions that read something like this: “Sauté onions 5-10 minutes until they carmelize.” Baloney.…

Stupidly Simple Turkey Carcass Stock

Well, the big feast is over, and the turkey sandwiches are coming out. What do you do with that humoungous carcass after you have picked the bird clean? Don’t throw it away! Turn that skeleton into delicious stock to have on hand for whatever. The roasting of the bird gives it richness and depth of flavor. You can…

Ginger Habanero Cranberry Sauce

Just in time for Thanksgiving, this delicious variation on traditional cranberry sauce deserves a place at your table. Cranberry sauce, like apple sauce is so ridiculously easy to make and so much more delicious than its canned or bottled cousins, there is no reason whatsoever not to make it yourself. The natural pectin in the berries thickens…

Southwestern Barbecue Sauce

I know that barbecue season is drawing to a close here in California. I know there are places in the US where people’s grills are under two feet of snow, Nonetheless, here at Hot Eddie’s we grill rain or shine, night or day, cold or heat. Kinda like the Post Office “…Neither snow nor rain nor…

Terry’s Treats

Due to overwhelming popular demand, Terry is now baking cookies for you! She makes delicious wheat-free and non-dairy almond macaroons in a variety of flavors: Citrus, Citrus Raspberry Center, Chocolate Dipped, Citrus Cardamom, Chocolate Bomb and Spicy Chile Chocolate Bomb. We can’t officially call them gluten-free or dairy-free for now, because she bakes them in a kitchen that…

Jalepeños en Escabeche (Pickled)

These are those delicious pickled jalepeños and carrots you get at many good Mexican restaurants.  Jalepeños vary in spiciness from very mild to pretty darn hot. It is difficult to tell just by looking at them, but if you want to know what you are getting yourself in for, slice a tiny bit off the…

Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee

Here’s a cute video that shows how to brew the perfect cup of “pour over” coffee. We have been making coffee this way for decades, and can’t imagine any other way. We don’t weigh the water or the coffee, but measure out two tablespoons or one coffee industry standard scoop of coffee beans, and six…