Obedient Ingredients

A place to put cooking ideas to the test.

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Christmas Food Pics

Just some pictures from the food we ate at Christmas.


Homemade pizzas:


Pesto, chicken, cherry tomato (soaked in garlic, oregano and EVOO) and caramelized purple onion

Chorizo, Manchego, Fried Potato, spicy-garlic-smoked paprika aioli, spicy jam

Pear, blue cheese, walnut and honey

Cuban food:

Black beans with deliciousness or Frijoles negros

Sweet fried plantains “Maduros”

Yuca with onions/garlic/citrus or “mojo”

Guayava cake

Pork. Delicious pork

Homemade daiquiris (rum, simple, lime, shaken over ice)

Merry Christmas!

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Modernist Cuisine at Home the eBook

Happy 2014 foodies, food enthusiasts, or humans that enjoy the intake of food. As I am still searching for work, I will try to post things from time to time.

Today, I’d like to point you in a direction of something pretty cool from Inkling, a site for eBooks: the Modernist Cuisine at Home.

I did not take this photo, this is from Inkling.com

I did not take this photo, this is from Inkling.com

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Garlic Press Test #1 – Olive Oil

This post will test the Garlic Press. This is the original experiment that gave me the idea for this blog.

I loved my Garlic Press. I got one several years ago and it was my first special kitchen tool. A gadget that allowed me to easily and quickly smother my food with the most glorious ingredient ever…

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Do you have ideas of things I can test?

I am always taking submissions for cooking experiments. My goal is to compare cooking methods, ingredients and food ideas against one another to determine which is better or more preferable.

Learn about cooking with me. It can be fun!

Example: Does using chopped, diced or pressed garlic change the taste in simple tomato sauce? To test that, I would make three equally similar pasta sauces EXCEPT incorporate the differently prepared garlics in each one. Then I would taste test, hopefully with the help of friends.

Ideas? Let me know. email obedientingredients@gmail.com