Cooking With Monkey

Cooking with Monkey not as an ingredient, but as your guide around the kitchen,

Legendary Sorbet in a Sack

Thanks for joining me. Because my liquid nitrogen privileges have been temporarily suspended, I’ll be using a tried-and-true low-tech method to chill my sorbet.Today, I’m transforming this this box of juice into a tasty and refreshing sorbet. Let’s take a quick inventory to make sure I’m prepared. two zipity locking freezing bags – 1 gallon size and one pint…

Safety Tip #911

Unless you are terrycloth or some sort of heat-proof silicon life form, always be cautious around the stove, oven, grill or other hot surfaces. Remember to don some sort of protective gloves, pot holders or mitts when touching hot pots, pans or implements. Never ever ever (ever!) manipulate anything that has been baking, boiling, frying,…

Quick Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Any time is a good time for a grilled cheese sandwich. Don’t you agree?  But what do you do if you don’t have a stove handy?  My solution: use an iron! Chefs know preparation can make or break a culinary creation. So, I carefully assemble all the ingredients and tools on my check list before beginning sandwich construction.…