Despite being based in Southern California, werd.com actually has roots in the deep south—New Orleans to be exact. So when we found this recipe for an authentic Louisiana bayou-style chicken & sausage gumbo, we just had to share.
Greasy. Bad for you. Onion breath. There are plenty of reasons to love onion rings. And the ones that come out of a bag from the freezer or get handed to you through a window are never going to be as good as your own homemade panko-crusted gourmet rings. Just try.
Second only to actual steak, steak fries stand very near the top of the man food pyramid. Thick slabs of starch boiled in oil become the perfect vehicle for the consumption of ketchup, and even though it doesn’t seem possible, potatoes kinda sorta count as a vegetable. Baked they’re even healthier and still pretty good.
The idea of making “homemade” Sriracha hot sauce is ambitious. Right up there with the thought of making your own “homemade” Doritos or Budweiser. But if you’re a dreamer and know your way around a pepper patch, we found the blueprint for making Sriracha at home. Give it a shot.
The down side of eating a regular, old burger is that you’re only ingesting one type of animal. If you want more fauna for your face, try this burger. It includes a poached egg (chicken!) plus bacon (the other white meat) and a dollop of hollandaise sauce to make it slide right down.
If you’re going to scrap that healthy eating regimen you’ve been on, you may as well go all in. With like, a corndog feast. Dipping hotdogs in cornmeal batter then frying them in oil is about as gnar as you can get. In other words, they’re incredible.
Southern cooking gets a bad rap mainly because the best stuff is fried in lard, rendered in fat, or swimming in drawn butter. But there’s no denying it’s tasty. This recipe for savory cornmeal waffles—stacked with pulled pork and barbecue sauce strikes a balance. It’s classic Southern style but won’t cause a coronary.
You already know you’ve gotta be careful with that old whiskey. Too much can make your meat go limp. Hey, we’re talking about whiskey burgers here. That’s right. Whiskey-infused burgers. Just follow this simple recipe and your meat will work perfectly.
That new health program you started again this morning is about to get derailed again. Carbs heaped on top of carbs and buried under a pile of pork. Kiss your abs goodbye. This will be your first grilled macaroni & cheese sandwich with pulled pork but it’s probably not going to be your last.
A vegetarian is a tough specimen to find in Philly but for those few who don’t & won’t partake in the city’s legendary cheesesteak scene, there’s an alternative: the soft pretzel. And in the City Of Brotherly Love, they do pretzels right but you don’t have to go there to get one. You can easily learn the Philly technique at home.